[whatwg] Pressure API?

Roger Hågensen rescator at emsai.net
Wed Jan 5 07:55:55 PST 2011

On 2011-01-05 02:39, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Oct 2010, Jens M�ller wrote:
>> now that device orientation, geolocation, camera etc. have been spec'ed:
>> Is there any intent to provide an API for pressure sensors?
>> This might well be the next hip feature in smartphones ...
>> Oh, and while we are at it: Humidity probably belongs to the same group.
> I haven't added these features to the spec for now, since the use cases
> for it aren't that compelling and so it's probably best to wait a while
> longer, allowing browser vendors to implement more of the stuff we have
> already added.

May I suggest that things like geolocation, temperature, pressure, 
humidity, altitude, etc. are all classified as part of a "Environment 
API" set?
it should make classification of future tech, as well as 
searching/looking up and documenting them a lot easier I hope!
Audio In-Out and Camera/Photo/Video all belong under a umbrella Media 
API set after all as well?

Roger "Rescator" Hågensen.
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