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Re: A followup/writeup on our Monday discussions (was Re: Continuing discussion on Polyfills)

From: Hadrien Gardeur <hadrien.gardeur@feedbooks.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2018 17:56:53 +0100
Message-ID: <CA+KS-12bh6skFNKoK_rtS=VzVRodtoGz_RCaJC3k7nLFjz6VRg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brady Duga <duga@google.com>
Cc: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>, Matt Garrish <matt.garrish@gmail.com>, Romain <rdeltour@gmail.com>, W3C Publishing Working Group <public-publ-wg@w3.org>
> There is nothing stopping me, as a web site owner, from having two links
> on my site - one is a raw link to the content of the publication, the other
> is a link to a web app that will load that publication. If I follow the
> first link and have a WP aware UA, it launches and I have access to all the
> features I want. If I am not WP aware, I just see a web page. If I follow
> the second link, I get that web app regardless of whether my UA is WP aware
> or not. I had been under the impression that the fallback for non-WP aware
> UA was just a basic web page. You can still read the publication, but maybe
> there is no chapter nav, or full search, or whatever, but you can still
> read the thing. Adding this "it's data and an app, but you can strip the
> app if you want to just turn it into data" seems complex and unnecessary.

FWIW that's exactly what I had in mind as well.
Received on Thursday, 8 February 2018 16:57:42 UTC

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