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[battery] CfC to update Battery with async/promises proposal (implies LC return); deadline 22 May 2014.

From: Frederick Hirsch <w3c@fjhirsch.com>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2014 14:30:43 -0400
Cc: Frederick Hirsch <w3c@fjhirsch.com>, timvolodine@google.com, Mounir Lamouri <mounir@lamouri.fr>
Message-Id: <9A083D7E-A833-4A65-8EC0-13C478987F1A@fjhirsch.com>
To: W3C Device APIs WG <public-device-apis@w3.org>
This is a Call for Consensus to  change update the Battery specification with the async proposal as outlined in http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-device-apis/2014Apr/0037.html 

Quoting that proposal:

[[

the proposal is to return the battery object asynchronously
as a promise, e.g.

function onBatterySuccess(battery) {
  console.log(batery.level);
}
function onBatteryFailure(msg) {
  console.log("battery information not available");
}
navigator.getBattery().then(onBatterySuccess, onBatteryFailure);

]]

In addition, this CfC includes the decision that this API returns aggregated energy - if information were needed about multiple batteries individually that would require another API (see http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-device-apis/2014May/0001.html )

Approval of this CfC will subsequently require a detailed set of changes to the text of the specification, a return to Last Call and then CR and revised implementation/interop test support for progressing the revised specification. Implementers indicating support for the CfC would be most valuable.

Please respond to this CfC on the public list indicating support or any concern with the change (even a +1 in support is helpful). No response will be taken as signifying  agreement. 

Please respond by next Thursday, 22 May 2014.

Thanks

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch, Nokia
Chair XML Security WG

For tracker, this will complete ACTION-691
Received on Thursday, 15 May 2014 18:31:12 UTC

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