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Re: The Wider Web

From: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Feb 2011 12:15:42 +0100
Cc: W3C Device APIs and Policy WG <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Message-Id: <A3664430-DA87-4858-9B97-92802A49768C@berjon.com>
To: Bryan Sullivan <blsaws@gmail.com>
On Feb 10, 2011, at 04:42 , Bryan Sullivan wrote:
> But we do not live in a least common denominator environment, instead
> an increasingly diverse environment that requires Web platforms to
> adapt to diverse use cases, app deployment models, and devices.

Precisely: adapt. Not privilege. Being able to adapt to multiple environments does mean some feature trimming, but it's not what I would call a lowest common denominator situation. The alternative is to have something that has more features, but works in fewer places. I think that's a lower mark to aim for.

And working everywhere does not preclude extensions in more vertical contexts.

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/
Received on Thursday, 10 February 2011 11:16:13 UTC

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