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Re: Updated charter proposal

From: Mounir Lamouri <mounir@lamouri.fr>
Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2012 23:31:50 +0200
Message-ID: <4FCE7AC6.2080804@lamouri.fr>
To: public-sysapps@w3.org
On 06/05/2012 11:29 PM, gaperik wrote:
> Mounir Lamouri skrev 2012-06-04 15:37:
>> On 06/03/2012 11:19 AM, Adam Barth wrote:
>>> Hi SysApps,
>>>
>>> Based on the discussion on this list, I've put together an updated
>>> proposal for a charter:
>>>
>>> http://abarth.github.com/websec/drafts/sysapps-charter.html
>> When working on the Alarm API and other APIs (like Push Notification
>> API), Jonas and I realized that we probably need an API that would start
>> web apps when needed. For example, with the Alarm API, to make sure an
>> alarm isn't missed, the app should be started when the application isn't
>> running; with Web Intents, we might need something similar when the user
>> picks an application that isn't running yet.
>> It appears that using DOM events for that isn't working very well
>> because the developer will have to know when the event will be sent
>> during the startup process which isn't easy to define.
>>
>> More information about this API here:
>> https://groups.google.com/group/mozilla.dev.webapi/browse_thread/thread/a3c6e4c31d04b663/
>>
>>
>> Despite the name of the thread, "System Message" is the name of the API.
> So if I combine this with a socket API, I will be able to have the App
> start on incoming data on that socket, running some code in a worker for
> instance?

That would depend on how the Socket API works I guess. But
theoretically, I think yes.

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Mounir
Received on Tuesday, 5 June 2012 21:32:16 GMT

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