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Re: Beacon API

From: Reitbauer, Alois <Alois.Reitbauer@compuware.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2013 12:38:38 +0000
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
CC: Jatinder Mann <jmann@microsoft.com>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CD429943.1B9A2%alois.reitbauer@compuware.com>
What exactly do you mean by failed. Was nobody interested in it?

On 2/14/13 1:34 PM, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:

>On Thu, Feb 14, 2013 at 12:28 PM, Reitbauer, Alois
><Alois.Reitbauer@compuware.com> wrote:
>> I do not see how this relates to the ping. If I understand the Ping
>> correctly it send back the ping when a ling was clicked. The scenario
>>here
>> is totally different. An analytics tool - whether RUM or other
>>analytics -
>> collects a set of data like timing values etc. and then wants to beacon
>> this data back to the server for further processing. I am not sure how
>>to
>> achieve this using the ping attribute.
>
>Sure, you can achieve even more with an API as you propose, but the
>idea is the same. The user navigates and the user agent is responsible
>to do some phone-home thingie. My point is that ping="" failed thus
>far, even though it's simpler conceptually.
>
>
>--
>http://annevankesteren.nl/

>

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