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Re: updated editor's draft of the Geolocation API specification

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2009 13:04:31 +0200
To: "Marcin Hanclik" <Marcin.Hanclik@access-company.com>, "Andrei Popescu" <andreip@google.com>, "Richard Barnes" <rbarnes@bbn.com>
Cc: "Lars Erik Bolstad" <lbolstad@opera.com>, public-geolocation <public-geolocation@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uva2dtxf64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Wed, 10 Jun 2009 12:14:54 +0200, Marcin Hanclik <Marcin.Hanclik@access-company.com> wrote:
> What about converters?
> Upgraders: from previous versions to the next
> Fixers: taking the input from conformance checkers and applying the  
> changes. Automatically or not.

Automatically will not work because of the halting problem and expecting everyone to simply update their content does not work. They won't.

> As for me it does not matter that much whether there are 2 clearly  
> specified versions or whether there is some old deprecated part of the  
> existing spec. From the implementers pov these are similar issues, or?

The question is whether something needs to be deprecated to start with.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 10 June 2009 11:05:35 UTC

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