Re: CfC to publish Geolocation API First Public Working Draft - review by 26 April 2021


This CfC to publish Geolocation API First Public Working Draft passed with no concerns.

Thank you all for your contributions and reviews and Marcos for stepping up as the editor.


-Anssi (DAS WG co-Chair)

> On 12. Apr 2021, at 14.35, Kostiainen, Anssi <> wrote:
> Hi DAS WG,
> This is a Call for Consensus to publish the Geolocation API as a First Public Working Draft.
> Please review the latest Editor's Draft [1] (change summary at [2]). If you have any concerns with this plan, please reply to by 26 April 2021.
> Silence is considered consent.
> The group appreciates in particular a thorough editorial review of the entire text by all stakeholders.
> Rationale: Since the Recommendation published 8 November 2016 [3], the spec has been adopted by DAS WG and subsequently hardened for security and privacy in line with the group's commitment for secure and privacy-preserving APIs. These changes add new features such as integration with the Permissions specification to handle permission grants and integration with the Permissions Policy specification that defines a new policy mechanism. The following normative references have been added since the last publication [3]:
> [HTML]
> [infra]
> [page-visibility-2]
> [Permissions]
> [Permissions-Policy]
> [RFC8174]
> [secure-contexts]
> (Due to the new features introduced in the latest Editor's Draft, as a change from the earlier CfC [4], we now plan to publish a First Public Working Draft instead of an Amended Recommendation.)
> Thanks,
> -Anssi (DAS WG co-Chair)
> [1]
> [2]
> [3]
> [4]

Received on Tuesday, 27 April 2021 08:05:58 UTC