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Re: [HOME_NETWORK_TF] Terminology section of the requirements document

From: Matt Hammond <matt.hammond@rd.bbc.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2011 23:51:47 +0100
To: "public-web-and-tv@w3.org" <public-web-and-tv@w3.org>, "Giuseppe Pascale" <giuseppep@opera.com>, "Clarke Stevens" <C.Stevens@cablelabs.com>
Message-ID: <op.v0zy4lbamko9fo@r44116>
Sounds good.


Matt


On Mon, 29 Aug 2011 23:40:34 +0100, Clarke Stevens  
<C.Stevens@cablelabs.com> wrote:

> I think it would be worthwhile to define it since the idea of a home
> network is a concept that has not been relevant in HTML to this point. I
> also think your definition is pretty good. We could also add something
> along the lines of, "The home network can also be considered the local
> area network (LAN) within the home."
>
> Thanks,
> -Clarke
>
> On 8/29/11 4:29 PM, "Matt Hammond" <matt.hammond@rd.bbc.co.uk> wrote:
>
>> I've just noticed that the terminology section includes "companion
>> device"
>> ... which can be dropped since it no longer features in the requirements
>> document.
>>
>> Would it also be worth adding a definition for "home network"? I
>> appreciate this may be deceptively difficult to define in a way that we
>> can all agree on; and perhaps that may be reason enough to exclude it  
>> and
>>
>> therefore deliberately keep it ambiguous. Here is an attempt though:
>>
>> "For the purposes of this document, the term "home network" refers to  
>> the
>>
>> networking infrastructure that facilitates Internet Protocol
>> communications between devices within the home. This will typically (but
>> not always) consist of a single IP subnet and will typically (but not
>> always) be connected to the Internet."
>>
>>
>>
>> Matt
>> --
>> | Matt Hammond
>> | Research Engineer, BBC R&D, Centre House, London
>> | http://www.bbc.co.uk/rd/
>>
>
>


-- 
| Matt Hammond
| Research Engineer, BBC R&D, Centre House, London
| http://www.bbc.co.uk/rd/
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