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Re: [admin] Welcome to the DAP WG!

From: Marcos Caceres <marcos@marcosc.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Sep 2014 07:09:50 -0400
Message-ID: <CAAci2aCpqJeT89m6989v_F1Ag_6gQ8i5ogmAPYWu-E_7_sPcJA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Kostiainen, Anssi" <anssi.kostiainen@intel.com>
Cc: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, Rick Waldron <waldron.rick@gmail.com>, Frederick Hirsch <w3c@fjhirsch.com>, W3C Device APIs WG <public-device-apis@w3.org>
On Friday, September 19, 2014, Kostiainen, Anssi <anssi.kostiainen@intel.com>
wrote:

> Hi Dom,
>
> On 19 Sep 2014, at 11:34, Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org
> <javascript:;>> wrote:
>
> > Le vendredi 19 septembre 2014 à 08:27 +0000, Kostiainen, Anssi a écrit :
> >> Dom - could you create the following repo for the spec under the W3C
> org?
> >> https://github.com/w3c/ambient-light
> >
> > I can easily do so — but shouldn't we instead create a repo for a
> > generic sensor API? Or do you want to start with the specific ambient
> > light sensor before trying any generalisation?
>
> What comes to the repo organization, planning for the future would not
> hurt and having a repository such as “w3c/sensors“ would work fine. To
> start with, we could keep the current specs at:
>
> http://w3c.github.io/sensors/ambient-light/
> http://w3c.github.io/sensors/proximity/



Please make separate repos. It makes a mess otherwise.


>
> And the abstract base class could live in its own document that we’d
> reference from the concrete sensors as we redesign them.
>
> Then, optionally, we could provide something along the lines of the CSS
> Snapshots [1] that pulls everything together at:
>
> http://w3c.github.io/sensors/
>
> That said, I don’t feel strongly about how we organize the work as long as
> the work gets done :-)
>
> [Some background for participants who may wonder what’s up: the most
> recently the WG was interested in fixing the bug identified in the Ambient
> Light Events during the implementation phase [2]. That restarted the
> discussion around the generic sensor design to be applied to a number of
> concrete sensors. Some of the earlier history before this is documented at
> [3].]
>
> Thanks,
>
> -Anssi
>
> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/css-2010/
> [2]
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-device-apis/2014Aug/0058.html
> [3] https://www.w3.org/2009/dap/wiki/SingleSensorSpecification
>
>
>
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