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Re: [User Context] GeoLoc missing API for user justification in prompts

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Fri, 30 May 2014 08:37:07 +0200
Message-ID: <CADnb78jTPU9TJe0H2J3-vuX2YEo=nsroMATEqzbs39L69rmzQQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>
Cc: timeless <timeless@gmail.com>, "public-geolocation@w3.org" <public-geolocation@w3.org>, Indie UI <public-indie-ui@w3.org>, "mandyam@quicinc.com" <mandyam@quicinc.com>
On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 2:10 AM, James Craig <jcraig@apple.com> wrote:
> I've never seen a site do this. Perhaps you have an example?

I've seen Google Maps do this at some point.

> Even so, disparate UI treatments are more confusing to users that commonly formatted UI controls.

They're also a huge spoofing risk as the message looks like it comes
from the UA rather than the page. We should not do this.

Received on Friday, 30 May 2014 06:37:34 UTC

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