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Re: [whatwg] Web Notifications

From: Erik Wilde <dret@berkeley.edu>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2012 10:48:44 -0700
Message-ID: <4FE35E7C.7050001@berkeley.edu>
To: public-web-notification@w3.org
CC: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
hello all.

On 2012-06-21 10:42 , Mark Baker wrote:
> My only comment is that when I saw the name "Web Notifications", I
> expected it to be about notifications on the Web, perhaps a
> backchannel notification extension to HTTP or something like that. So
> I wonder if a better name wouldn't be "Browser notifications",
> reserving the name "Web notifications" for some future work with
> applicability to the whole Web.

i think that would be excellent, because i had the exact same confusion 
when i first saw it, and now always end up explaining to people when 
mentioning this spec that it is not about notification on the web, but a 
delivery API within browsers. making the name more descriptive would be 



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