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flags Re: [minutes] Editorial meeting on Mobile Web Application Best Practices

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Feb 2009 21:16:49 +0100
To: "Francois Daoust" <fd@w3.org>, "Mobile Web Best Practices Working Group WG" <public-bpwg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.upiimb0pwxe0ny@widsith.local>
On Fri, 13 Feb 2009 16:26:17 +0100, Francois Daoust <fd@w3.org> wrote:

> Best practices flags
> -----
> Following one of the last discussions of the mailing-list, we thought  
> that it would be useful for readers to identify BPs that matter to them  
> easily. Defining precise required capabilities for each BP is likely to  
> result in a dead end and would probably not help readers anyway.
>  The idea we propose is to use a set of simple icons to flag best  
> practices. The flags would not need to carry a specific set of device  
> capabilities. The list could be:
>  ALL: the BP applies to most devices
>  CSS: the BP requires the device to have a good support of CSS
>  XHR: the BP requires the device to support AJAX-like requests and  
> scripting
>  SCRIPT: the BP requires the device to support scripting, although not  
> necessarily the XHR object (could be merged with former one)
>  HTML5: the BP requires some support of advanced HTML5 features  
> (typically local-storage)
>  SVG: provided we end up with SVG best practices.
>  I ran through the list of Best practices. I see a couple of them that  
> do not quite match any of the categories but could probably be flagged  
> as ALL anyway. What about it?

Yeah, I think this is very helpful.

cheers

Chaals

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