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Re: Google Chrome Web Intents implementation

From: Greg Billock <gbillock@google.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2012 23:57:52 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAxVY9c8xGmAnG4pbCRuij685frNBK01T2g3c0hzX+MDPXXEdw@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Nilsson, Claes1" <Claes1.Nilsson@sonymobile.com>
Cc: Paul Kinlan <paulkinlan@google.com>, "Isberg, Anders" <Anders.Isberg@sonymobile.com>, James Hawkins <jhawkins@google.com>, "public-web-intents@w3.org" <public-web-intents@w3.org>
On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 7:42 AM, Nilsson, Claes1
<Claes1.Nilsson@sonymobile.com> wrote:
> Thanks Paul,
>
>
>
> In addition I am curious on the plans for support for Web Intents in Chrome
> for Android.
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>
> Greg, do you have anything to add on my previous questions?

Not really. We haven't begun on an extension API yet. We're waiting to
learn a bit more before tackling that, but this use case is definitely
an important one to see addressed.




>
>
> Best regards
>
>   Claes
>
>
>
> From: Paul Kinlan [mailto:paulkinlan@google.com]
> Sent: den 13 augusti 2012 17:00
> To: Nilsson, Claes1
> Cc: Isberg, Anders; James Hawkins; public-web-intents@w3.org; Greg Billock
> Subject: Re: Google Chrome Web Intents implementation
>
>
>
> Hi Claes,
>
> I believe the code is in webkit for the intent tag, but is not enabled in
> the default build (Greg will know more).
>
> Re:Suggestions - all these are pulled directly from the CWS, I would love
> an extension API that could be used to populate a custom list, I have spoken
> to James breifly about it, but I don't believe it is a currently scheduled
> as a high priority.  It would be good for instance to be able to fire a upnp
> request out to get a list of services that support the action with needing
> Chrome to have this already built in.
>
> P
>
> On 13 Aug 2012 15:49, "Nilsson, Claes1" <Claes1.Nilsson@sonymobile.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Greg, James and Paul,
>>
>>
>>
>> I have a weak memory that this might already have been dealt with on the
>> mailing list. So sorry if I am repeating things.
>>
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>> I have two questions:
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>>
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>> 1. Currently Chrome just supports Web Intents Services as Chrome
>> applications that are registered to be Web Intents Services through the
>> Chrome manifest file,
>> http://developer.chrome.com/extensions/manifest.html#intents. Any plans to
>> support simple Service registration through visiting Web pages just
>> containing the registration markup according to
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/web-intents/#registration-markup?
>>
>>
>>
>> 2. Is there currently or planned any API allowing 3rd parties to add
>> Services to the list of suggestions in the picker.
>>
>>
>>
>> Best regards
>>
>>   Claes
>>
>>
>>
>> Claes Nilsson M.Sc.E.E
>> Master Engineer, Research
>> Technology Research - Advanced Application Lab
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