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Proposal for new WG to specify "Concrete APIs"

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2009 20:19:13 -0400
To: public-device-apis@w3.org
Message-Id: <D11E7D60-62A0-426A-B379-62A950A9C487@nokia.com>
We want to standardize some of the "Concrete APIs" discussed at last  
December's Device API workshop [1]. More specifically, we propose  
creating specifications for the following APIs:

1. Calendar
2. Camera
3. Contacts (aka Address Book)
4. Messaging
5. System Information

For each of the above APIs, I attached a separate input and an  
appendix that includes common definitions shared by some of these  
APIs. We offer these inputs, under the terms of the W3C Patent  
Policy, as a starting point (strawman proposals) for the  
standardization effort.

We also propose the attached draft Charter for a new Working Group  
whose deliverables will include these APIs.

If the W3C agrees to add these APIs to a WG Charter, we will commit  
resources to drive the specification work including the Editor role.

-Regards, Art Barstow

[1] <http://www.w3.org/2008/security-ws/report#Concrete>

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