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Re: Adding Web Intents to the Webapps WG deliverables

From: James Hawkins <jhawkins@google.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2011 22:45:56 -0700
Message-ID: <CAO800SwOMii0WAYkqsFnie9nVzBkAQO1u43hwDpYLq9rC7pY8w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>, Paul Kinlan <paulkinlan@google.com>, Greg Billock <gbillock@google.com>, Mike Hanson <mhanson@mozilla.com>, Ben Adida <benadida@mozilla.com>
+Paul Kinlan, Greg Billock - from Google team.
+Mike Hanson, Ben Adida - from Mozilla team.

On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 9:25 PM, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com> wrote:

> Should Paul Kinlan be Cc'd on this? His concept work is helpful.
>
>
>
> On Sep 19, 2011, at 8:53 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
>
> >
> > Why not just improve both navigator.registerContentHandler and
> > navigator.registerProtocolHandler?
> >
> > In particular, why are intents registered via a new HTML element rather
> > than an API? How do you unregister? How do you determine if the intent
> was
> > registered or not? How do you conditionally register (e.g. once the user
> > has paid for the service)?
> >
> > How does an already-open page get to handle an action? e.g. say GMail
> > wants to handle the "share" intent, and the user already has GMail open,
> > and the user clicks a "share" button on Flickr. How does the existing
> > GMail instance get the notification?
> >
> > Why are the verbs URLs?
> >
> > Why are some verbs hard-coded into the API?
> >
> > How are types matched?
> >
> > --
> > Ian Hickson               U+1047E                )\._.,--....,'``.    fL
> > http://ln.hixie.ch/       U+263A                /,   _.. \   _\  ;`._ ,.
> > Things that are impossible just take longer.   `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'
> >
>
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