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Re: thoughts towards a draft AR WG charter

From: Thomas Wrobel <darkflame@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2010 17:11:52 +0200
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=620ctf7WGhBrPnNNCUmHgu=z4pggNtPWfyjDB@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jens de Smit <jens.desmit@surfnet.nl>
Cc: cperey@perey.com, public-poiwg@w3.org
+1 to not turning this group into a philosophical society :)

On 9 August 2010 16:46, Jens de Smit <jens.desmit@surfnet.nl> wrote:
> On 09/08/2010 15:53, Christine Perey wrote:
>> hi Dan and Matt,
>>
>> Thanks for carefully articulating what you see to be the challenges.
>>
>> To me, Dan's post [1] makes different points but is very consistent (at
>> least not at odds) with the post by Rob which followed sequentially [2]
>> but was part of the thread "The Three Letters of the WG".
>>
>> @All
>>
>> could those on the list, including (a) those with the most W3C positions
>> and (b) those with the most AR implementation experience, post what they
>> feel are the strengths or weaknesses of the proposal in [2] to establish
>> a Patterns of Interest (POI) WG which covers Points of Interest as a
>> specific case?
>>
>
> Hello list,
>
> I feel I can support these ideas. I do think that, when choosing this
> name, we need to spend some extra care in using and describing the WG's
> goals to avoid unnecessary confusion. If we go with this name I think it
> would be wise to write out the name of the WG wherever possible.
> However, I like how the term "Pattern of Interest" has ties to both
> geolocated AR through the abbreviation POI and to image
> recognition-driven AR through the term Pattern. I think it is a decent
> approximation of what the group would concern itself with.
>
> Summary: +1
>
> Also, I think Dan raised some interesting points on how broad the term
> "POI" can be interpreted once you expand your view beyond "lat/lon/alt".
> I think keeping this broad view is critical to building (and keep
> building) better AR but at the same time we don't want to turn this
> group into a philosophical society but instead deliver something usable
> in a workable amount of time. This duality needs to be addressed in the
> charter.
>
> Regards,
>
> Jens
>
>
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