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Re: [whatwg] Notifications and service workers

From: Andrew Wilson <atwilson@google.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:10:29 +0200
Message-ID: <CAArhhitGCKDWGA71-pTvt11_zHpuvZkNfHgkU_kTpAzro8EPmA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Robert Bīndar <robertbindar@gmail.com>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@whatwg.org>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Jake Archibald <jaffathecake@gmail.com>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Peter Beverloo <beverloo@google.com>
That only works if 'data' is a structured-cloneable data structure.

I mean, typically in a full-featured web app, you have a large, complex
data structure and you typically want to keep references into that data
structure - you can't typically just copy pieces out and expect to perform
operations on them.

On Mon, Sep 29, 2014 at 11:54 AM, Robert Bīndar <robertbindar@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Sounds exactly like an use case of the 'data' attribute.
>
> 2014-09-29 12:23 GMT+03:00 Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>:
>
>> On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 11:15 PM, Andrew Wilson <atwilson@google.com>
>> wrote:
>> >> * Dropping the close event.
>> >>
>> >> I've been wondering myself whether it's valuable to support this. Like
>> >> Tab, I'm not aware of any messaging application actually using the
>> close
>> >> event as an indication that the message has been read. There is the
>> "dismiss
>> >> all" button on most platforms, which definitely does not imply having
>> read
>> >> the message. It's actually an interesting privacy question as well, for
>> >> example, if a user dismisses a Facebook notification in their
>> notification
>> >> center without actually starting the app, should the sender be informed
>> >> about them having at least looked at their phone?
>> >
>> > Gmail tracks information internally about all open notifications so it
>> knows
>> > what chat window, email, etc to display when the user clicks on one. It
>> > cleans up those data structures as notifications are closed, so if we
>> stop
>> > generating close events, then gmail will leak even more memory than it
>> > currently does :)
>>
>> Could this be solved by using the 'data' attribute when creating a
>> Notification?
>>
>> / Jonas
>>
>
>
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