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Re: [DRAFT] Web Intents Task Force Charter

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 19:09:08 +0100
To: Rich Tibbett <richt@opera.com>
Cc: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, public-webapps Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, "public-device-apis@w3.org public-device-apis@w3.org" <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3F1DDFA7EFE849F19F79BD68F91604E1@marcosc.com>

On Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 4:27 PM, Rich Tibbett wrote:

> Perhaps someone could take the time to describe exactly how a user could
> communicate with an existing TV device in their home from a web browser
> supporting web intents based on the above requirements?

Just register those things (tv, printer, whatever) as intent handlers automagically through the browser. 

You could have a browser UI that displays your local services, and the user selects the ones they want to make available to Web applications (same as going to, for example, FB). Then those intent handlers just automagically appear in the list of intent handlers.    

Marcos Caceres
Received on Thursday, 10 November 2011 18:09:48 UTC

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