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[geolocation-api] Change text for description of GeolocationPositionError.message attribute (#50)

From: himorin / Atsushi Shimono via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 05:07:49 +0000
To: public-geolocation@w3.org
Message-ID: <issues.opened-655584178-1594616867-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
himorin has just created a new issue for https://github.com/w3c/geolocation-api:

== Change text for description of GeolocationPositionError.message attribute ==
In [GeolocationPositionError interface](https://w3c.github.io/geolocation-api/#position_error_interface), `GeolocationPositionError.message` attribute is stated as:

> The message attribute MUST return an error message describing the details of the error encountered. This attribute is primarily intended for debugging and developers SHOULD NOT use it directly in their application user interface.

This description specifies that this attribute is for developers but never for other use including paste onto user interface, but has words like "describing" or "primary".
We're just being careful here because we want to make sure that it's not necessary to concern ourselves with language declarations, bidi labelling, or alternative language choices. We understand that your error messages will be short labels rather than natural language text.

Proposal:

> The message attribute MUST return an error message indicating the details of the error encountered and informed by `code` attribute. This attribute is intended for debugging and developers SHOULD NOT use it directly in their application user interface. 

Please view or discuss this issue at https://github.com/w3c/geolocation-api/issues/50 using your GitHub account
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