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Re: Agenda - Distributed Meeting 2010-09-29

From: <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2010 01:14:28 +0200
To: <richt@opera.com>
CC: <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>, <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Message-ID: <97ACADCB-C622-43AE-BE09-45811F3A26FD@nokia.com>
Rich

Thanks for clarifying, I made a mistake trying to get the agenda out quickly. Text like you have below is probably helpful.

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch
Nokia



On Sep 28, 2010, at 6:58 PM, ext Rich Tibbett wrote:

> On Tue, 28 Sep 2010 21:48:25 +0200, <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com> wrote:
>> 
>> 6) Contacts
>> 
>> async vs non-async
>> 
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-device-apis/2010Sep/0134.html  
>> (Richard)
> 
> Thanks for putting this in the agenda.
> 
> I just want to clarify before the call that it's not a case of async vs  
> non-async (read: it remains all async all the time) - just that a click  
> event will not show the intermediate asynchronous notification bar [1] but  
> jump straight to the picker dialog [2] while an inline call (any non-click  
> initiated action) to the same method would show the asynchronous  
> notification bar [1] followed by the picker dialog [2]. The terminology  
> could be revised to be clearer here if necessary.
> 
> It's similar to window.open() and browser popup blockers. If window.open()  
> is called inline then the user is notified that the popup was blocked. If  
> window.open() is called via a user-initiated click event, the popup is  
> opened directly.
> 
> The hope is that it works without needing to maintain/publish/discuss a  
> separate HTML Contact Sharing spec and without the need to  integrate with  
> existing HTML elements in such a strict manner.
> 
> Let's discuss tomorrow.
> 
> - Rich
> 
> [1] http://dev.w3.org/2009/dap/contacts/contacts_notification.png  
> (Asynchronous Contacts Notification Bar)
> 
> [2] http://dev.w3.org/2009/dap/contacts/contacts_picker.png (Contacts  
> Picker Dialog)
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