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[Bug 17804] New: Handling parameter part of type attribute on the draft

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Date: Wed, 18 Jul 2012 06:03:51 +0000
To: public-web-intents@w3.org
Message-ID: <bug-17804-5094@http.www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/>
https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17804

           Summary: Handling parameter part of type attribute on the draft
           Product: Web Intents
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Web Intents specification
        AssignedTo: jhawkins@google.com
        ReportedBy: tzik@chromium.org
         QAContact: dave.null@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-web-intents@w3.org,
                    paulkinlan@google.com, gbillock@google.com


In latest editor's draft of Web Intents[1],
second example posts an intent with type="text/uri-list" and
third example declares it accepts type="text/uri-list;type=image/*" intent.

But, according to matching section[2],
text/uri-list;type=image/* doesn't match against text/uri-list,
so third example can't accept the intent from second example.

IMO, possible fix is
 - changing "text/uri-list" to "text/uri-list;type=image/" in second example,
 - or, changing the matching algorithm to handle parameter part of type
attribute.

[1] http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/web-intents/raw-file/tip/spec/Overview.html#example
[2]
http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/web-intents/raw-file/tip/spec/Overview.html#matching-action-and-type-for-delivery

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