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RE: Pick Contacts Intent

From: <Cathy.Chan@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2012 21:41:06 +0000
To: <robin@berjon.com>, <public-device-apis@w3.org>
CC: <public-web-intents@w3.org>
Message-ID: <A46437648ECB3D4F852B077AFF9099F518DAE769@008-AM1MPN1-061.mgdnok.nokia.com>
I notice that the ContactIntentExtras dictionary contains a fields item
which is DOMString[]. Meanwhile, the getExtra() method of Intent is spec'd
to return a DOMString. I suppose it would be necessary to modify the
getExtra() method to work with the dictionary definition (and to be more
flexible in general)? Say, returning any instead of DOMString?
- Cathy.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: ext Robin Berjon [mailto:robin@berjon.com]
> Sent: Friday, June 22, 2012 12:10 PM
> To: public-device-apis@w3.org public-device-apis@w3.org
> Cc: public-web-intents@w3.org
> Subject: Pick Contacts Intent
> Hi all,
> I've been editing the Contacts API (renamed to "Pick Contacts Intent") in
> order to make it use Intents. You can read the result here:
>     http://w3c-test.org/dap/contacts/
> Some notes:
>     . This is an exploratory exercise, there be dragons, etc.
>     . I know that there are planned changes to the Contact format that
> been carried out. I believe Josh was shepherding that. Josh: if you want
> send me the changes you had in mind (or make them), go ahead.
>     . There are a few formatting bugs due to using a bleeding edge ReSpec
> please don't report them, I've noticed and will release a fix.
>     . I haven't updated "Appendix A. User Interaction Guidelines" yet, I
> soon (I'll need to make pretty images though).
>     . The demo I showed you yesterday isn't conforming to this new draft,
> it will be once I get around to that.
>     . Please pay special attention to the terminology and phrasing used to
> define an Intent-based specification - chances are that this will get
> by others so anything we get wrong will proliferate.
>     . Some things will change in Web Intents that will break this spec.
> life.
> I'd be interested in knowing how confident people are that this can fly (I
> think it can). If we like it, I'd like to release a WD soon.
> Have a nice week-end!
> --
> Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon

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