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RE: First stab at System Info & Events API

From: Tran, Dzung D <dzung.d.tran@intel.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Oct 2009 07:24:49 -0700
To: Andrei Popescu <andreip@google.com>, Max Froumentin <maxfro@opera.com>
CC: "public-device-apis@w3.org" <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Message-ID: <753F67ADE6F5094C9F1DBA00D1BAA8D312C4294D9A@orsmsx501.amr.corp.intel.com>
I agree that Compass needs to move to the Geolocation API. I think someone on the last call took an action item to talk to the Geolocation group.

Thanks
Dzung Tran

-----Original Message-----
From: Andrei Popescu [mailto:andreip@google.com] 
Sent: Monday, October 26, 2009 07:02 AM
To: Max Froumentin
Cc: Tran, Dzung D; public-device-apis@w3.org
Subject: Re: First stab at System Info & Events API

On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 12:58 PM, Max Froumentin <maxfro@opera.com> wrote:
> On 21/10/2009 05:24, Tran, Dzung D wrote:
>
>> http://dev.w3.org/2009/dap/system-info/Overview.html
>
> Impressive! A few comments (sorry if I've missed some text that voids some
> of them)
>
> - I still don't see why Compass should be in there. It overlaps too much
> with W3C's geolocation API and introduces oddities such as latitude and
> longitude attributes being part of the CompassPosition object. Other
> attributes such as declination, if found useful, should be submitted to
> geolocation v2.
>

I agree. In any case, seems like CompassPosition is only used as the
type for an input parameter. Couldn't one just use the Geolocation
Position type instead?

Thanks,
Andrei
Received on Monday, 26 October 2009 14:25:47 UTC

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