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RE: Sensor API : New draft

From: Tran, Dzung D <dzung.d.tran@intel.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2011 15:16:44 +0000
To: Ben Combee <ben.combee@gmail.com>, "public-device-apis@w3.org WG" <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Message-ID: <84BCA539DD96614691177EDA3CE4FF0516F29509@ORSMSX101.amr.corp.intel.com>
Hello Ben,

We will try to address these.  As for sensor range, we assume it starts at zero which is probably wrong. What do you mean for other sensors you might need a range for each sub-component? 


-----Original Message-----
From: Ben Combee [mailto:ben.combee@gmail.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, November 16, 2011 4:21 PM
To: public-device-apis@w3.org WG
Subject: Re: Sensor API : New draft

Spotted a couple of minor issues in the new draft hosted at http://dev.w3.org/2009/dap/system-info/Sensors.html

In the first example in part 1, the sensor connection instance variable is named "sensorCnx", but later is referred to as "session".

In part 5.1, I'm unclear why the range property is described as "short" when most data values are doubles or collections of doubles.
I also an unclear why range is a single value -- for something like a temperature sensor which has units of degrees Celsius, the range of the sensor might not go all the way to absolute 0 so you'd need a minimum and maximum range, and for other sensors you might need a range for each sub-component.

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