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Re: Food for thought (resurfacing)

From: Alex Russell <slightlyoff@google.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 21:15:23 -0700
Message-ID: <CANr5HFVDsMDU-7CYz91V=6YqF5EGs9Rmqp-8DCwnqw1Ah+ic-g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>
Cc: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>, Marc Fawzi <marc.fawzi@gmail.com>, Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
On Tue, Jul 29, 2014 at 7:48 PM, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com> wrote:

> Why isn't the UI of my Nest a browser for a circular screen? Does my
> thermostat need auto-update in order to be able to reliably show ad-hoc
> weather warnings?


Yes, and if you have a Nest, you'll understand that it DOES auto-update.


> Rather, than, say, sandboxing the display module? Auto-update isn't a
> security panacea.
>
> Doesn't it cost more to build auto-updating thermostats; are non-updating
> ones out of scope for the web?
>
> Larry
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> http://larry.masinter.net
>
>
Received on Wednesday, 30 July 2014 04:16:20 UTC

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