Re: CFC Add Device Sensors to Editors Draft

> DF: You may be right here - I would not be against discussing this again
in one of the next telcos following your objection - what is the WG
protocol in these cases?

In the absence of a specific protocol, I too agree that we may have been a
bit hasty, and that further discussion is warranted here. Josh and Andrew,
can this topic be re-added to the agenda for Tuesday 6/27? Steve has raised
valid points which I believe warrant the additional review. Thanks!

> The same would be required should advanced web apps draw on fingerprint
readers, face detection, voise detection etc (I have not seen any that do
that but it seems feasible / likely to happen).

These are happening now: "OK Google", (Cortana, Siri, Alexa) for speech
input that commences a more complex action (searching), and I now have
multiple apps on my cell phone that allows for my thumb-print to "log-in".
The future is now :-)


On Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 7:00 AM, Shadi Abou-Zahra <> wrote:

> +1
> On 20/06/2017 19:04, Joshue O Connor wrote:
>> Call For Consensus — ends FridayJune 23rd at 1:00pmBoston time.
>> The Working Group has reviewed and approved a Success Criterion for
>> inclusion in the Editor’s Draft: "Device Sensors" with the goal of
>> obtaining additional input external to the working group.
>> NOTE: The resolution  was to Accept this SC into editors draft and
>> include a note to say that the preference of the group is to alter an
>> existing SC rather than add a new one.
>> "All functionality of the content can be operated without requiring
>> specific device sensor information unless the device sensor is essential
>> for the function and not using it would invalidate the activity."
>> Survey results:
>> GIT Hub:
>> The new SC can be reviewed here:
>> ines/sc/21/device-sensors.html
>> If you have concerns about this proposed consensus position that have not
>> been discussed already and feel that those concerns result in you “not
>> being able to live with” this decision, please let the group know before
>> the CfC deadline.
>> Thanks
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