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RE: [whatwg] Web Notifications

From: Natale, Bob <RNATALE@mitre.org>
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2012 18:29:32 +0000
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
CC: "public-web-notification@w3.org" <public-web-notification@w3.org>
Message-ID: <A65E21691881E64DBF058A66E53068ED01490041@IMCMBX01.MITRE.ORG>
I agree ... I found (and find) the "Web Notifications" moniker to be very misleading relative to the specific content.


-----Original Message-----
From: mark@coactus.com [mailto:mark@coactus.com] On Behalf Of Mark Baker
Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2012 1:42 PM
To: Anne van Kesteren
Cc: public-web-notification@w3.org
Subject: Re: [whatwg] Web Notifications

Hi Anne,

On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 4:58 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:
> Hi,
> The Web Notifications WG is planning to move Web Notifications to W3C
> Last Call meaning we don't intend to change it. But we might have
> missed something and would therefore appreciate your review of
> http://dvcs.w3.org/hg/notifications/raw-file/tip/Overview.html and any
> comments you might have at public-web-notification@w3.org.

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.


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