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Re: service registration using shim

From: Paul Kinlan <paulkinlan@google.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2013 15:01:56 -0800
Message-ID: <CADGdg3AtQ8JgcBMNdGJHJ2Bk9Xmx=k9OAnAKfqiWX8KsRLFEfw@mail.gmail.com>
To: James Hawkins <jhawkins@google.com>
Cc: Mark Volkmann <r.mark.volkmann@gmail.com>, WebIntents <public-web-intents@w3.org>

The shim that is embedded in the page reads the HTML in the head element
looking for the intent tag.  Once it finds one it parses the relevant data
out of it and passes the registration information via an iframe to
webintents.org where it is stored locally in the localStorage.


On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 1:15 PM, James Hawkins <jhawkins@google.com> wrote:

> +Paul can probably answer that.
> Thanks,
> James
> On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 9:34 AM, Mark Volkmann <r.mark.volkmann@gmail.com>wrote:
>> I understand how to add an intent tag to the .html file of a service.
>> What is it that reads the service .html files to extract the information
>> from the intent tags? I'm missing how the service registration actually
>> occurs.
>> --
>> R. Mark Volkmann
>> Object Computing, Inc.

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