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Re: Means for allowing triggering of all registered handlers

From: Jean-Claude Dufourd <jean-claude.dufourd@telecom-paristech.fr>
Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2012 14:30:50 +0200
Message-ID: <503773FA.6030300@telecom-paristech.fr>
To: public-web-intents@w3.org
This question was already discussed (and dismissed) in this thread 
Best regards

On 23/8/12 04:30 , Brett Zamir wrote:
> Hi,
> Could a means be added to Web Intents to allow ALL matching registered 
> handlers to be executed (with an event to indicate completion)?
> I would think one should be able to use such a means to make one's 
> application extensible via "plug-ins" whose code could add overlays or 
> behaviors (e.g., to allow 3rd parties to add their own context menus 
> to one's web app), of course bearing in mind security concerns (as 
> with single service usage), or the approach could be used for 
> publish-subscribe, etc.
> For example, one might have a third party client app to request 
> Twitter, Facebook, Google Mail, etc. (e.g., if the user had set such a 
> preference to allow this behavior at these sites), to pass on messages 
> which could be shown and handled in a common interface (like POP or 
> IMAP email).
> The "persistent connections" approach 
> (http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/web-intents/raw-file/tip/spec/Overview.html#persistent-connections 
> ) could also enable development of a multi-service chatting 
> application with discovery of new services.
> Thanks,
> Brett

JC Dufourd
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