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Re: Policy and browsers (was Re: Policy work items - request for proposals)

From: Robin Berjon <robin@robineko.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2009 15:40:13 +0100
Cc: Frederick Hirsch <frederick.hirsch@nokia.com>, "ifette@google.com" <ifette@google.com>, W3C Device APIs and Policy WG <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Message-Id: <F377F12D-406D-475B-899C-8A1205C73E2B@robineko.com>

going back I realise that no one answered this email it seems.

On Nov 11, 2009, at 02:01 , DANIEL JESUS COLOMA BAIGES wrote:
>  Is there any overlap between the first kind of APIs and the Application Launcher described in the WG charter? 

I don't think so. The AppLauncher is mostly to launch an external app with some parameters (e.g. mailto:), it's not intended as a generic IPC mechanism. While interfacing with the camera or the contacts MAY be implemented by calling in another app, that's an implementation detail and we should build our consent models around it.

Robin Berjon
  robineko  hired gun, higher standards
Received on Wednesday, 18 November 2009 14:40:43 UTC

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