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ACTION-213: Review SysInfo draft

From: Rich Tibbett <richt@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 04 Oct 2010 13:43:58 +0200
Message-ID: <4CA9BDFE.2020005@opera.com>
To: W3C Device APIs and Policy WG <public-device-apis@w3.org>
I managed to get some review of the current spec done.

The API looks good. One concern is that some properties seem to add a 
lot of overhead to sensor calculations.

In the Network ConnectionAttributes interface, returning upload/download 
bandwidth constraints may require speed tests to be run from the device 
- that might make for some overhead.

Instead, perhaps the network connection info currently implemented in 
Android (navigator.connection.type) may be enough in a first version. A 
developer can deduce certain speed and pricing characteristics from 
being on a WIFI, EDGE, UMTS or a GPRS connection.

The SuccessCB and ErrorCB interfaces should de-camelCase the onX to onx 
in line with the HTML5 style. So onSuccess should become onsuccess and 
onError should become onerror.

Additionally, the EventSource integration will need to be added to these 
interfaces with their event handler attribute and event handler event 
type declared in the specification (I beleive Robin is working on this).

It would be good to add some non-normative guidelines for user 
interaction, particularly pertaining to the groups and group levels 
defined in section 3.1.

That's about it for now.

- Rich
Received on Monday, 4 October 2010 11:45:07 UTC

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