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Gap analysis: SCXML (was Re: Gap analysis: SMIL)

From: Kazuyuki Ashimura <ashimura@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2012 13:39:16 +0900
Message-ID: <50C172F4.1080706@w3.org>
To: Futomi Hatano <futomi.hatano@newphoria.co.jp>
CC: public-websignage@w3.org
Hi Futomi,

Thanks for providing your view.

However, I'm not sure why you don't think SCXML is "realistic".

I thought Innes did mention during the June workshop that they
used SCXML and proposed to use it as a way to express interactive
state transition for advanced signage services.

Please see page 23 of their slides at:

So I think SCXML should be also included in the gap analysis [1],
though there is of course a possibility it won't be included
in the final Requirements document.




On 12/07/2012 01:15 PM, Futomi Hatano wrote:
> On Fri, 07 Dec 2012 04:55:11 +0900
> Kazuyuki Ashimura <ashimura@w3.org> wrote:
>> For example, as I mentioned at the Web-based Signage Workshop in June
>> [1], even SCXML could be another "related existing standard" here.
>> Also we should concentrate on thinking about "what is actually
>> necessary and valuable" as Charles mentioned above rather than
>> rejecting any possibilities at least at the gap analysis stage.
> Thanks for letting me know about SCXML.
> Although SCXML could be a candidate for new-gen SMIL
> as you mentioned at the workshop, I think it has lower possibility
> to be accepted by signage industry than SMIL.
> It seems to be similar to the topic discussed in W3C and
> web communities years ago: "XHTML 2 vs. HTML5".
> I think SMIL supporters in signage industry would like to
> extend SMIL rather than adopting or developing a new language.
> Although the doc should include all possibilities as gap analysis,
> it must be realistic. I don't think SCXML is realistic for now.
> "Realistic" means the possibility that SCXML will be implemented
> in web browsers and there are some supporters.
> As far as I know, no one in signage industry support SCXML.
> So I don't think we need to add SCXML in the doc now.
> At least, SMIL is realistic. there are some enthusiastic supporters,
> and it has already implemented some web browsers, and we can
> use it (maybe animation only) in HTML through inline SVG now.
> But I don't deny SCXML completely. If it become realistic
> and we believe it is useful for creating signage contents,
> then we should consider it.
> Cheers,
> Futomi
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> Futomi Hatano
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Kaz Ashimura, W3C Staff Contact for Web&TV, MMI and Voice
Tel: +81 466 49 1170
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