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Re: Web Notifications, do we need a new spec?

From: イアンフェッティ <ifette@google.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Sep 2009 09:27:14 -0700
Message-ID: <bbeaa26f0909040927r514d108ar95a93553a32320cd@mail.gmail.com>
To: marcosc@opera.com
Cc: Jeremy Orlow <jorlow@chromium.org>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, johnnyg@google.com, Drew Wilson <atwilson@google.com>
We are in the middle of implementing in WebKit and in Chromium, so yes we
are still interested in pursuing. John Gregg (johnnyg@) has been leading the
effort from our end.
Beyond an implementation that people can experiment with, what sort of
resources are you looking for?

2009/9/4 Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>

> Hi Jeremy,
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 11:21 AM, Marcos Caceres<marcosc@opera.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Jeremy Orlow wrote:
> >>
> >> On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 1:52 AM, Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com
> >> <mailto:marcosc@opera.com>> wrote:
> >>
> >>    Keeping in line with the design goals to enable Widget-related
> >>    technologies to be used on the Web, I'm wondering if we should spawn
> >>    a separate specification for notifications? We could use the current
> >>    text in the A&E [1] as the basis, which is based heavily on what was
> >>    originally in HTML5 (or just take the old HTML5 text, create the new
> >>    spec, add the hooks for Widgets).
> >>
> >>    Although notifications have been taken out of HTML5, rumblings that
> >>    they may need reviving occurred recently on the WHAT-WG list:
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2009-March/019113.html
> >>
> >>
> >> There was a lot of talk about notifications in this more recent thread
> >> as well:
> >>
> >>
> http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2009-July/thread.html#21421
> >>  (The thread is long and talks about a lot of things besides
> >> notifications, but I think there are some key insights in that thread
> >> about the requirements for notifications.)
> >
> > I'll take a look and see what I can extract from the discussion.
> >
> >>      As a followup to the above, the following code was submitted by
> >>    Google to WebKit to support notifications:
> >>
> >>    https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25463
> >>
> >>    So, the question is: do we need a new/separate spec? One that covers
> >>    both Web and Widgets?
> >>
> >>
> >> I think we do need to start thinking about specing this out.  Off the
> >> top of my head, it seems like the requirements for the web and widgets
> >> will be pretty similar.
> >
> > I agree. Lets take notifications out of Widgets API. I think the next
> action
> > should be to formally start capturing these requirements. If you have
> time
> > to list some requirements you guys have, that would be great.
> >
>
> Just following up on notifications. Are you still interested in
> perusing this? Can you guys provide any resources to help get this
> work started?
>
> Kind regards,
> Marcos
>
>
> --
> Marcos Caceres
> http://datadriven.com.au
>
>
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