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Re: Web Intents - Suggested Deliverables (part 2)

From: Paul Kinlan <paulkinlan@google.com>
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2011 21:53:00 +0000
Message-ID: <CADGdg3BM-jTj42rkfoOAo=2jxCLqsS_FWQr6k-LfL_LDioR1KQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: timeless <timeless@gmail.com>
Cc: public-web-intents@w3.org
On http://webintents.org we have defined several basic actions, and it
has certainly helped solidify some of the thinking behind the API's
and the intended use-case.  The point I hope to achieve is that these
actions are lightweight enough in nature to not need a massive amount
of work speccing out.


On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 9:46 PM, timeless <timeless@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 8:23 PM, Paul Kinlan <paulkinlan@google.com> wrote:
>>> B. Provider Description Definition For Discovery.
>> I want to ensure that an custom intent tag is not excluded from this
>> discussion.  We should also scope out areas where discovery is not included
>> but provided for, in the case of esoteric devices not considered in this
>> scope that might have network discovery mechanisms etc.
> Yes I didn't mean to exclude an <intent> tag, those bits were merely
> intended as examples.
>>> E. Basic Actions
>>> Probably one per Action (Share, Call, Print, Location, ...).
>> I would say that we need to define that actions that we want under the scope
>> of the working group and thus managed by the spec.
> Well, in the case of DAP, we have Contacts in our Charter, and I
> intend to write an Intents based version partially to show that it can
> work.
> It could be the case that the TF actually publishes <Zero> Basic
> Actions, however, I think not having any sample actions for people to
> use as a model isn't a good way to do things.
>> Or we may decided that
>> no actions should be included in the spec other than for examples and
>> usecases.
> Perhaps we simply point to other groups who publish intents. Note that
> I'm raising this item to get opinions about how many and which, not to
> dictate the list or anything.

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