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Re: Services Interface

From: Streif, Rudolf <rstreif@jaguarlandrover.com>
Date: Thu, 5 May 2016 12:42:02 -0700
Message-ID: <CANpGCGLCu0tQ0sXAiiVEaqynniVGJseNUjiNyvNQTB_MqgchSQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: T Guild <ted@w3.org>
Cc: public-automotive <public-automotive@w3.org>
On Thu, May 5, 2016 at 11:49 AM, Ted Guild <ted@w3.org> wrote:

> On Thu, 2016-05-05 at 11:08 -0700, Streif, Rudolf wrote:
> > During the meeting in Paris we agreed on a services interface using a
> > RESTfui API for connecting apps running in browser, web runtime or
> > managed runtime to the vehicle platform.
> >
> >
> > Rather than reinventing the wheel and creating yet another protocol, I
> > would like to suggest to leverage OCF and IoTivity for that. The OCF
> > protocol is is RESTful over CoAP.
> >
> >
> > Doing so would, in my opinion, be of benefit to everyone involved:
> >       * help OCF with defining the vehicle domain,
> >       * help W3C with an actual implementation of the server usign
> >         IoTivity,
> >       * help GENIVI since Samsung (Sanjeev's team) already has demoed
> >         the integration of IoTivity with RVI,
> > Leveraging the existing technologies, integrate and develop the
> > standard and specification in parallel would put our effort on an
> > accelerated path and help drive fast adoption.
> Agree on not re-inventing wheels.
> I learned while talking with Fulup Le Foll at the Genivi event that AGL
> is doing REST with OpenAPI and websockets.  We should also see what they
> have.  I asked for any pointers (links) and setting up a call next week
> on this topic and trying to engage AGL.
> I suppose OpenAPI and Swagger describe the "how" but not the "what". It's
a meta-language for API definition. So it could be used to describe
whatever we want even an already existing API.

*Rudolf J Streif*
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