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RE: Updated charter proposal

From: Carr, Wayne <wayne.carr@intel.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2012 20:22:26 +0000
To: Mounir Lamouri <mounir@lamouri.fr>, "public-sysapps@w3.org" <public-sysapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <52F8A45B68FD784E8E4FEE4DA9C6E52A3FBB4A7A@ORSMSX101.amr.corp.intel.com>
>>> 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.

Only if the system allowed IP loopback.  Would this be possible in Windows 8 Metro?

Different topic - for Web Intents, it also has be be able to start a native app in systems that don't have only html/js apps.

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Mounir Lamouri [mailto:mounir@lamouri.fr]
>Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2012 2:32 PM
>To: public-sysapps@w3.org
>Subject: Re: Updated charter proposal
>
>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/thre

>>> ad/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.
>
>--
>Mounir

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