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Re: Rename "Web Alarms API" to "Task Scheduler"

From: Hsin-Yi Tsai <htsai@mozilla.com>
Date: Thu, 16 May 2013 10:27:37 +0800
Message-ID: <51944419.9000205@mozilla.com>
To: Mounir Lamouri <mounir@lamouri.fr>
CC: "public-sysapps@w3.org" <public-sysapps@w3.org>
+ 1 to renaming

On 2013年05月16日 00:01, Mounir Lamouri wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I would like to start a few discussions regarding the outstanding issues
> we currently have with the Alarm API. To keep things simpler, I will
> restrict every thread to one topic.
>
> First of all, we should change the name of this specification. I think
> that everybody will agree that the name is terrible, doesn't reflect
> what we want to do and let people believe it is trying to do things it
> isn't really designed for.
>
> To start the discussion, I would like to propose to rename the
> specification "Task Scheduler". Task is unfortunately used in other
> specifications like HTML [1] but the naming isn't too overloaded and the
> closest name I can think of would be "event" which is way too much used
> in the Web Platform.
>
> If the specification is renamed "Task Scheduler", I think we should
> rename the "Alarm" interface "ScheduledTask".
>
> Any thoughts on this?
>
> [1]
> http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/multipage/webappapis.html#event-loops
>
> Thanks,
> --
> Mounir
>

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