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Re: Web Intents - a short introduction

From: Bjartur Thorlacius <svartman95@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 06 Dec 2011 21:54:03 -0000
To: public-web-intents@w3.org
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> In an application showing the temperature at many locations, presumably  
> there is a way for the user to select multiple sensors, and for the  
> >application to access appropriate metadata for each sensor? In this  
> example, the partner (the temperature sensor) wants to provide metadata  
> to >the site (e.g. its location), and it may be necessary for the user  
> to give his/her consent. This points to the need to inform users prior  
> to them >making a decision as to which partners to use for this  
> particular application.
Selecting a Partner when multiple are registered seems generally useful.  
User Agents should thus provide a UI to do so instead of forcing every  
Site to redundantly provide a UI ultimately leading to bandwidth waste and  
interface incompatibilities. Then users would not need to give up  
information, such as the location of their sensors, to the Site.
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