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Re: Is there an existing mechanism that can be used for WebIntents?

From: Shane Caraveo <mixedpuppy@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2012 09:50:05 -0800
Message-ID: <4F1857CD.3080708@gmail.com>
To: James Hawkins <jhawkins@chromium.org>
CC: Mike Kelly <mikekelly321@gmail.com>, public-web-intents@w3.org
On 12-01-19 8:34 AM, James Hawkins wrote:
> There are a few drawbacks with using the link element.
> * link must appear in the head and is a void element.
>    - This prevents the use case of the service site providing
> alternative UI if <intent> is not supported: <intent ...>Intents are not
> supported!  Check out this work-around</intent>

I don't understand how the use case is prevented, you could just check 
to see if the startActivity api exists.

Received on Thursday, 19 January 2012 17:51:24 UTC

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