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Re: ISSUE-237 (Define Mobile Web Applications)

From: Jeff Sonstein <jeffs@it.rit.edu>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 13:59:28 -0500
Cc: <public-bpwg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <448207CF-7489-4618-A4D4-D742D4159EF0@it.rit.edu>
To: "Holley Kevin (Centre)" <Kevin.Holley@O2.com>

thank you for the details comments...
I am new here
so feel free to tell me to listen more and chat less

On Feb 21, 2008, at 1:03 PM, Holley Kevin (Centre) wrote:

> Thanks but I still have some questions:


> 1. What does "web" mean?

"a system of interlinked hypertext documents accessed via the Internet"
and I mean "document" in the sense of something that can be
resolved to a W3C DOM or related resources

> 2. Why does a widget have to use cascading style sheets? - note that a
> web browser will not use CSS if the source material provided over http
> does not have CSS.

"allows the use of" instead??

want to insure all of MVC is addressed
[the data model, the view of the data, and the control of what happens]

> 3 why is your item 2 relevant - how can you tell the difference?

because the DOM seems to me to be an integral part
of how the W3C deals with modeling data

> 4. Your 4 doesn't apply to all http cases - see my 2 above

MVC concerns must all be addressed

> 5. 5 and 6 look to me like they should be combined.

combine 5, 6, and 7

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     5. can operate successfully on handheld client devices
     which may move and which may experience intermittent,
     relatively slow, and relatively expensive network

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"I remember Djindjic said, 'If you are forced
to eat frogs, take the biggest one first.' But
now I'm not sure which is the biggest. We're
now getting more and more frogs, and all of
them are big."
- Goran Pitic -

Prof. Jeff Sonstein
Director, MS-IT Program

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