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Re: renamed iconUrl to icon

From: Doug Turner <dougt@dougt.org>
Date: Tue, 10 Jul 2012 09:13:33 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHni0v-K2+KqekEaZEK9SdS0iTPAwW_20bje8msnqfWOPP7ieQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, Web Notification WG <public-web-notification@w3.org>
> The fact that icons and titles can be set on a per-notification basis makes it very easy to trick the user into thinking that a notification is coming from someplace other than where it's coming.

fwiw, i think that this is a feature.  Use case: Notifications from my
email provider would display the the sender's image as the icon.  Use
case two: Tweets including the user's image.

Is it possible to support this case?

Maybe it is useful to have two icons?  One icon for the document that
is posting the notification, and one icon per-notification.  This
would allow things like Twitter to have one icon for their application
and another icons per tweet.  We might be able to derive the
application icon via the favicon or use the application icon for
'installed web apps'.

Doug
Received on Tuesday, 10 July 2012 16:14:05 GMT

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