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Re: Bringing Geolocation API to Recommendation

From: Andrei Popescu <andreip@google.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2013 15:28:09 +0100
Message-ID: <CAGn1-_Xn_JC27cX_BDgpvvGO5HxnTjfECE+1mcxwNObS1XuzJA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>
Cc: public-geolocation <public-geolocation@w3.org>
Hi!

On Thu, Aug 8, 2013 at 2:35 PM, Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> As you may remember [0], the Geolocation API spec has been stuck in
> Proposed Recommendation [1] since more than a year due to its dependency
> on WebIDL, combined with lack of actual support for WebIDL semantics in
> its implementations.
>
> Recently, the W3C Director chose to promote a specification in a similar
> situation (Web Storage) to Recommendation status:
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-ac-members/2013JulSep/0019.html
> and follow up discussions on
> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-ac-forum/2013JulSep/0057.html
> [Member-only links unfortunately]
>
> Part of that decision was to demote the dependency on WebIDL to its
> purely syntactic form, without asserting that implementations also fully
> follow the associated semantics.
>
> I would like to offer to submit a similar transition for the Geolocation
> API, and will proceed with such an offer unless I hear objections in the
> upcoming week; explicit support for that proposal would also be very
> useful.
>

Your proposal sounds good to me. Please let me know if I can help in any way.

Thanks,
Andrei


>
> 0.
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-geolocation/2012Sep/0000.html
> 1. http://www.w3.org/TR/2012/PR-geolocation-API-20120510/
>
>
>
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