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Re: Deep linking

From: Natasha Rooney <nrooney@gsma.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 2015 03:18:58 +0000
To: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, "public-web-mobile@w3.org" <public-web-mobile@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D0D2D441.4EFBB%nrooney@gsma.com>
Thanks for this Dom!

Everyone: happy new year! Please read Dom’s post below and let us know if
you have any thoughts.
Dom: should we reach out to the Quixey, Google, Facebook guys? Let me know
and we can get them involved too!

Natasha

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On 1/6/15, 19:44, "Dominique Hazael-Massieux" <dom@w3.org> wrote:

>Hi,
>
>In the past few months, several efforts have emerged to try to make
>native apps get some of the benefits of the Web (inter-linking), as well
>as to make them more integrated in the Web (seamless transition between
>browser-based and native-based views of the Web).
>
>Google has app indexing:
>https://developers.google.com/app-indexing/webmasters/app

>Quixey has appURLs: http://appurl.org/

>Facebook has AppLinks:
>https://developers.facebook.com/blog/post/2014/04/30/app-links

>http://applinks.org/

>URX has omnilinks
>http://blog.urx.com/urx-blog/omnilinks-app-links-and-the-state-of-mobile

>
>These efforts have also received attention from the press:
>http://recode.net/2014/10/28/how-deep-linking-could-fix-mobile/

>http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/06/technology/tech-companies-look-to-break-

>down-walls-between-apps.html?ref=technology
>
>Given the number of competing proposals in this space, and given they're
>only as useful as they get widespread, it feels to me this space is
>probably ripe for some standardization effort, or at least
>pre-standardization.
>
>It's also an interesting twist to the usual “native vs Web” — it is
>closer to “native ♥ Web”, with benefits for all.
>
>I'm looking for feedback on the topic, and potential interest in
>contributing efforts in this space.
>
>Follow up actions could be a community group, or even a workshop if we
>feel this type of topic requires broader visibility from the community.
>
>Thanks, and happy new year to all!
>
>Dom
>
>

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