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Re: Contacts over Intents demo

From: James Hawkins <jhawkins@google.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2012 08:35:49 -0700
Message-ID: <CAO800Sz16zC0Fuz6KGxcv9CHZj4TgXA=Xc8tm-vPg5EqkJP_8w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Cc: WebIntents <public-web-intents@w3.org>, "public-device-apis@w3.org public-device-apis@w3.org" <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Really neat!  This is a great use of Intents.

James

On Thu, Jun 21, 2012 at 8:29 AM, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> based on the discussions we had in Shenzhen, as well as some more recent
> threads here, I've built a really simple demo of Contacts over Intents. You
> can try it out at:
>
>    http://berjon.com/contacts-intent/
>
> I haven't put the code in DVCS yet but I will. It's currently Chrome-only
> but I wanted to look at the shim to see if it could work here as well. It
> doesn't support everything that the spec would, but it does support the
> basics. The data is fake, but I also have the basics of a version that
> reads from the local Mac address book which I'll release later.
>
> I think this shows just how simple it is to define a Contacts API atop
> Intents, and that it works pretty well. Further details are explained on
> the page. The source for the client and service pages should be relatively
> easy to look at.
>
> If people like this, I'll update the Contacts spec to be based on the same
> principles.
>
> Feedback welcome!
>
> --
> Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
>
>
>
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