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Re: [whatwg] Adding a property to navigator for getting device model

From: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 4 Oct 2014 06:31:43 +1000
Message-ID: <CAHp8n2m7GaC1nym8m0saiR9+g4F2GDbPAV6S7mdY0ucoh9kS2Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: "eberhard speer jr." <seshat@ducis.net>
Cc: WHAT Working Group Mailing List <whatwg@whatwg.org>
On 3 Oct 2014 14:25, "eberhard speer jr." <seshat@ducis.net> wrote:
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> Hi,
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> Maybe you missed my initial message : I am a contributor [IPMC] to the
> Apache DeviceMap Project. [http://incubator.apache.org/devicemap/]
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> DeviceMap does expert "UA-sniffing" both client and server-side.
> Apache Cordova on the other hand is a mobile development framework which
> uses HTML5/CSS/Javascript and via plug-ins allows access to device
> features not or not consistently accessible [yet] via HTML5. The whole
> is packaged in a wrapper targeting a specific platform [iOS, Android,...].
> So, no 'UA-sniffing' going on there to format content, but HTML5/CSS and
> javascript running inside a container which via the abstraction of a
> "WebView" and plug-ins allows access to things like accelerometer,
> camera, address-book etc.
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> If you are interested in the intricacies of "UA-sniffing", client and
> server-side, the use-cases, the esoterica etc I'll gladly contribute
> what I can.
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Please explain more. We're keen to learn about your experience.

Silvia.
Received on Friday, 3 October 2014 20:32:09 UTC

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