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Re: Contact API & vCard: phone numbers (like ims) should be explicitly scheme independent

From: Erick Johnson <erick@junctionnetworks.com>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2011 15:25:07 -0400
Message-ID: <4DD56E93.3080900@junctionnetworks.com>
To: Rich Tibbett <richt@opera.com>
CC: public-device-apis@w3.org
Thanks for the clarification Rich

> Great. I'll claim this flexibility as one of the principles for the design then :)

Fantastic - this is the most important thing I believe

> On the subject of re-naming this field (and other fields) it is a cost vs. benefit exercise. Perhaps the costs outweigh the benefits at this stage (e.g. we
> would be breaking current implementations). OTOH, if we're going to do it sometime then we should do it now, before things are set in concrete, so to speak.
> Personally, I'm happy to stick with our current approach unless anyone considers this a blocker to Last Call publication status.

I agree - it's of minimal importance to rename the field at this point as long as the
stipulation above is made that no field is tied directly to any one scheme.


Erick Johnson
Received on Thursday, 19 May 2011 19:25:38 UTC

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