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

From: Marta Pawlowska <m.pawlowska@samsung.com>
Date: Fri, 17 May 2013 11:19:40 +0200
To: 'Filip Maj' <fil@adobe.com>, 'Hsin-Yi Tsai' <htsai@mozilla.com>, 'Mounir Lamouri' <mounir@lamouri.fr>
Cc: public-sysapps@w3.org
Message-id: <021c01ce52df$a9a4af50$fcee0df0$%pawlowska@samsung.com>
+1 for new name

-----Original Message-----
From: Filip Maj [mailto:fil@adobe.com] 
Sent: Thursday, May 16, 2013 4:30 AM
To: Hsin-Yi Tsai; Mounir Lamouri
Cc: public-sysapps@w3.org
Subject: Re: Rename "Web Alarms API" to "Task Scheduler"

+1

On 5/15/13 7:27 PM, "Hsin-Yi Tsai" <htsai@mozilla.com> wrote:

>+ 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.ht
>>ml#event-loops
>>
>> Thanks,
>> --
>> Mounir
>>
>
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>
>
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