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Re: [web-bluetooth] Beacon Broadcast Support

From: Vincent Scheib via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2017 22:44:28 +0000
To: public-web-bluetooth-log@w3.org
Message-ID: <issue_comment.created-334887136-1507329853-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
@geekuillaume Though seemingly a small feature, this is a large task.  I like it, but it's not something we're planning to do for a long time.  To do this would require:
- Specifying the API and getting review.
- Building support from security & privacy teams.
- Implementing Android, ChromeOS, Windows, macOS support -- some of which will be difficult (e.g. ChromeOS has peripheral mode support intentionally limited due to single-mode only adapters out there).
- Tests
- Implementing from the platform abstraction up to the web bindings, cross process. 
- Web Platform Tests
- Shipping, with friction unless you've also gained support from other implementations. 

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