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Re: simplicity or web developer friendliness as requirements?

From: Alejandro Llaves <allaves@fi.upm.es>
Date: Mon, 1 Jun 2015 18:55:38 +0200
Message-ID: <CABTzy2QYJ8X7CFnyNEPWGjB7e=X_C4aCnPnBkJqHsMtPJgFqyg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ed Parsons <eparsons@google.com>
Cc: SDW WG Public List <public-sdw-wg@w3.org>, Frans Knibbe <frans.knibbe@geodan.nl>
+1!
El 1/6/2015 6:15 p. m., "Ed Parsons" <eparsons@google.com> escribió:

> Hi All,
>
> I agree with the sentiment, we should aspire for simplicity and recognise
> a broad community of users outside the traditional geospatial community -
> Maybe however this is best captured in the next deliverable the BP document
> ?
>
> Ed
>
>
> On Mon, 1 Jun 2015 at 16:27 Frans Knibbe <frans.knibbe@geodan.nl> wrote:
>
>> Dear friends of spatial data on the web,
>>
>> There have been several calls for inclusion of requirements for
>> simplicity in the UCR document. While I think simplicity is an extremely
>> important aspect of system design, it seems to be a very general principle,
>> something not exclusively spatial. For that reason I think we can't have
>> requirements like 'spatial data on the web should be easy to use' in the
>> UCR document.
>>
>> It is also possible to find some more narrowed down calls for simplicity,
>> focused on web developers particularly, asking for JSON and JQuery
>> support for example, or saying that expertise on geographic data should not
>> be necessary to work with spatial data on the web. I wonder if it is
>> possible to define a functional requirement in the UCR document if this
>> focus is applied. But again, compliance with existing standards and best
>> practices for web development is hard to view as something inherently
>> spatial.
>>
>> Are there people that feel strongly about having a requirement for
>> simplicity or web developer friendliness in the UCR document? If so, can
>> you suggest a way to phrase such a requirement so that it is clearly in
>> scope for the SDWWG?
>>
>> Regards,
>> Frans
>>
>>
>>
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>
> Ed Parsons
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>
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