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Re: Notifications - Mac OSX 10.8

From: Andrew Wilson <atwilson@google.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 10:41:48 +0100
Message-ID: <CAArhhisEOcoV7pHy7LjpMAUFwBY5g28obyf04m+z2jANkD82aA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dub <dubcanada@gmail.com>
Cc: public-web-notification <public-web-notification@w3.org>
We've had discussions about this in the past, and the consensus we arrived
at was that we should not remove functionality from the API
to accommodate the limitations of a single platform. For example, the
notification system on some flavors of Linux do not support clicking on
notifications, and yet we continue to support adding onclick handlers to
the notifications.

Please also review previous discussions on the list re: accessibility and
icons, as I think they apply in this case as well (the value of providing
an icon in the API even though not all platforms may support it).

On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 12:06 AM, Dub <dubcanada@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey Guys,
> According to Notification Center you cannot pass a custom icon to the
> notification center, it will show the icon of the application making the
> notification.
> That being said, I believe we should remove the icon from the notification
> draft, unless we can convince Apple to add in the ability to specific
> custom icons, this isn't possible to do on Mac 10.8+
> - Steve
Received on Monday, 19 November 2012 09:42:15 UTC

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