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Re: [magnetometer] Add RawMagnetometer, for uncalibrated readings.

From: Kenneth Rohde Christiansen via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 11 May 2017 11:51:31 +0000
To: public-device-apis-log@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-300766424-1494503489-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
I think that is not needed.

1. Android doesn't have a Magnetometer: MagneticField and MagneticFieldUncalibrated
2. Magnetometer (uncalibrated) exposes all values so that people can use it as a GeomagneticFieldSensor quite easily, but adding the bias manually - so if people mistake them, they will probably get it working anyway - or quickly notice if things are not precise and wonder what those bias values are :-)
3. Most people will probably use a CompassSensor (if we do such one) or at least the GeomagneticOrientationSensor for most common use-cases

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