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Re: CfC: Action name convention

From: Friedger Müffke <friedger@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2012 11:17:59 +0100
Message-ID: <CAC_NFqz343OFE+RyEFJaEwMcjSyMrkBBGCY293FX4c=oihozew@mail.gmail.com>
To: Wangyahui <yahui.wang@huawei.com>
Cc: "public-web-intents@w3.org" <public-web-intents@w3.org>
For Android intents, there is e.g. openintents.org. We have added a
column for Web Intents as well.

The most common use cases are supposed to be standardized (see media
gallery spec)

2012/12/18 Wangyahui <yahui.wang@huawei.com>:
> Hi all,
> I recently study the web intent spec, but I am confused about the action
> name.
> As I know, the client invokes intent by constructing an Intent object, and
> it contains requested Intent action and type. Then UA will match the action
> and type to find in the registrations of the Service page. However, If
> developers can define any new actions for service pages in their domains,
> how a client page can know these action names when it requests an Intent be
> handled?
> For example, I develop a web app which provides the service identified by a
> new action named” http://example.com/draw”. How can other developers know
> there is an action named ” http://example.com/draw”? Then they can add it to
> the intent object of client page.
> Shouldn’t it be standardized or managed by third party agent? Will the spec
> accept to add some other standard actions?
> I appreciate your any answer.
> Thanks and regards,
> Yahui
Received on Tuesday, 18 December 2012 10:18:28 UTC

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