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From: Julien Genestoux <julien.genestoux@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2013 15:57:22 +0100
Message-ID: <CACgzTqhARs+1S3J8XVEvJytDmoFHK=H8CwC5eP1mGAKu6v=8AA@mail.gmail.com>
To: WebIntents <public-web-intents@w3.org>

I have always been a huge fan of the Webintents approach, and I'm still
convinced we will see a similar approach become ubiquitous in the future.

Now, as I wrote a couple feed readers, I found the "subscribe" verb
extremely convenient to quickly add/follow feeds, so i created a small
service called http://www.subtome.com/
to replace that.

If you've looked at the shim, it works in a very similar fashion, by
storing intents in the browser's localstorage.
* On the "provider" end, the registration is done by including an invisible
* On the "invoked" side, people can quickly and easily add a button to
their markup which will load an overlay iframe. It's obviously non
* Last, but not least, on the user's side, they can simply add a
bookmarklet in the browser tool bar to subscribe on pages without a button,
and they can also
change a fe settings.

This is a version 0.0, but I'd love to get your feedback on it. Also, feel
free to integrate on your readers and/or blogs :)



PS: I posted here because it's very related to WebIntents, even though it's
not technically not using webintents... do not hesitate to moderate it if
this does not belong here.
Received on Wednesday, 9 January 2013 14:58:13 UTC

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