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Re: Interest in Screen wake lock API?

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2014 17:17:49 +0000
To: Natasha Rooney <nrooney@gsma.com>
Cc: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, "public-web-mobile@w3.org" <public-web-mobile@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C7E5320AFA2D48ECBAAB95787DA4C7F2@marcosc.com>

On Thursday, February 6, 2014 at 5:10 PM, Natasha Rooney wrote:

> On 05/02/2014 10:58, "Dominique Hazael-Massieux" <dom@w3.org (mailto:dom@w3.org)> wrote:
> I actually think this is a great idea! This must be a MAJOR UX no-no when
> it comes to users watching content or working with content. My use case is
> looking at a recipe and having two hands covered in cake mix and then the
> device screen going off and I have no idea what to do next because I canĀ¹t
> see the recipe anymore! Further than this, some people might watch videos
> and like to read comments (for example) at the same time.
> Does anyone else think that this kind of API would be useful?

No doubt it's useful. I can also think of real life examples where the screen turning off on its own is annoying (beyond things like games, etc.).  
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