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Re: JavaScript Permissions interface in WebApps

From: Doug Turner <dougt@dougt.org>
Date: Mon, 5 Jul 2010 09:45:12 -0700
Cc: "Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com> <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com" <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>, Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, W3C Device APIs and Policy WG <public-device-apis@w3.org>, John Gregg <johnnyg@google.com>
Message-Id: <1A63BA06-114F-47E2-BEE0-CBB01B711CCA@dougt.org>
To: Robin Berjon <robin@robineko.com>

On Jul 5, 2010, at 7:16 AM, Robin Berjon wrote:

> Hi Doug,
> 
> On Jun 29, 2010, at 22:42 , Doug Turner wrote:
>> I would love to build a draft doc, but really... we should ask John Gregg.  He is the editor of the Desktop Notification and he is to "blame" for the bulk of this API.  John, would you like to factor this out and propose it as a separate spec?
> 
> I certainly didn't mean to imply John shouldn't do it  I'm merely hunting for editors. It's what chairs do.


I can help here.



>> Lastly, it will be very hard to implement anything that does the following:
>> 
>> { retain: "briefly", distribute: false }
>> 
>> This is basically the same idea the the CDT/GeoPriv folks wanted in the Geolocation WG.  This wont work from the UAs point of view for many reasons.  Before you consider rehashing the debate on this thread, I urge you to you can check out the Geolocation WG meeting notes from the Dec. Face-to-Face for the details.
> 
> Oooh, look Ma, a can of worms!
> 
> I am well aware of the Geo discussion, and all that goes around it. I just used it as an example here.

:-)


Doug
Received on Monday, 5 July 2010 16:45:48 UTC

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