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RE: Comments from the Multi-modal Iinteraction WG on LC SOAP 1.2

From: Glen Daniels <gdaniels@macromedia.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2002 15:29:19 -0400
Message-ID: <CB1FF0A474AEA84EA0206D5B05F6A4CB0102C680@S1001EXM02.macromedia.com>
To: "'Dahl, Deborah A'" <Deborah.Dahl@unisys.com>, xml-dist-app@w3.org
Cc: www-multimodal@w3.org


Hi Debbie, multimodal folks:

Could you possibly go into a bit more detail as to which parts of the SOAP 1.2 spec you think would be too heavyweight?  I know we did spend a bunch of cycles trying to keep resource-constrained devices in mind while developing the spec, and if there are particular spots we missed from the perspective of those who actually deal with such devices, it would be very handy to know that....

Thanks,
--Glen

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dahl, Deborah A [mailto:Deborah.Dahl@unisys.com]
> Sent: Monday, July 29, 2002 2:15 PM
> To: xml-dist-app@w3.org
> Cc: www-multimodal@w3.org
> Subject: Comments from the Multi-modal Iinteraction WG on LC SOAP 1.2
> 
> 
> 
> I apologize for the lateness of these comments; we hope that they'll 
> still be useful.
> 
> The MMI WG is interested in SOAP especially as it applies to
> mobile devices for a variety of reasons. For instance, it is 
> applicable to
> coordinating multimodal interaction involving a visual interface in a 
> cell phone and a speech interface supported in the network. 
> SOAP would be
> used to convey events between the visual and voice interfaces. SOAP 
> would also allow scripts running in mobile devices to access network
> services as an alternative to reloading web pages etc.
> 
> Our main comment is that we are concerned that SOAP 1.2 may be too 
> heavyweight for resource-constrained devices such as cell phones. 
> We would like to request that the XML Protocol working group address 
> the needs of resource constrained devices like cellphones, 
> and consider 
> developing a mobile profile with involvement of mobile companies.
> 
> Debbie Dahl, Unisys, Chair, MMI WG
> 
Received on Monday, 29 July 2002 15:29:56 GMT

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