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[whatwg] window.print() when printing is not supported

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2009 23:01:29 +0100
Message-ID: <63df84f0912281401l5622427l9a44445a55a843ba@mail.gmail.com>
On Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 6:12 PM, Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay at helsinki.fi> wrote:
> On 12/28/09 6:44 PM, Jo?o Eiras wrote:
>>>
>>> Throwing an error does not seem very compatible either.
>>>
>>
>> Returning a boolean from print() would not be problematic.
>>
>> Note that desktop UAs support printing most of the time, while handheld
>> or tv ones don't.
>
> Returning a boolean sounds good to me.

Only issue is that pages might want to be able to detect if printing
is available without actually trying to print. I.e. in order to not
display a print button in kiosk browsers.

/ Jonas
Received on Monday, 28 December 2009 14:01:29 UTC

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