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Re: WG discussion: proposal to remove BP 12 - Include search capability in your data access API

From: Ed Parsons <eparsons@google.com>
Date: Thu, 02 Mar 2017 15:49:04 +0000
Message-ID: <CAHrFjcmKSTZLo6rOOAJ1UMjgd13PnsK-QSaRDrA4G2YrnbifmQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jeremy Tandy <jeremy.tandy@gmail.com>, Clemens Portele <portele@interactive-instruments.de>, SDW WG Public List <public-sdw-wg@w3.org>
+1 to help consensus building ?

ed


On Thu, 2 Mar 2017 at 12:10 Jeremy Tandy <jeremy.tandy@gmail.com> wrote:

> Clemens,
>
> +1 from me to this suggestion.
>
> (with my editor hat on, I'm waiting for working group consensus to emerge)
>
> Jeremy
>
> On Wed, 1 Mar 2017 at 18:00 Clemens Portele <
> portele@interactive-instruments.de> wrote:
>
> Hi all,
>
> in the BP call today [1] we discussed, if BP 12 [2] could or should be
> removed.
>
> Currently the BP is almost empty and the topics raised in the BP are
> already included in BP 11 [3] regarding spatial searches (neighbourhood,
> bounding box) and free text searches. It feels as if there is not enough
> content left to keep a separate BP providing original, actionable guidance.
> There is also the old ISSUE-186 [4].
>
> An alternative option could be to move all search related aspects out of
> BP 11 and to BP 12.
>
> My proposal would be to keep the API related guidance for spatial data in
> a single BP, complementing the general guidance in the DWBP (DW BPs 23 to
> 26) [5].
>
> Any thoughts from the group?
>
> Clemens
>
> [1] https://www.w3.org/2017/03/01-sdwbp-minutes.html
> [2] http://w3c.github.io/sdw/bp/#include-search-api
> [3] http://w3c.github.io/sdw/bp/#convenience-apis
> [4] https://github.com/w3c/sdw/issues/186
> [5] https://www.w3.org/TR/dwbp/#accessAPIs
>
> --

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