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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.


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