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Re: [Notifications] feedback requested on new Editor's Draft

From: John Gregg <johnnyg@google.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2010 07:23:13 -0700
Message-ID: <5ce7a0db1003240723n6dfc018ew298daa34d13beb60@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ryan Seddon <seddon.ryan@gmail.com>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 4:53 PM, Ryan Seddon <seddon.ryan@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 1:06 PM, John Gregg <johnnyg@google.com> wrote:
>> After the extensive discussion several weeks ago, I've been working on a
>> new draft for Web Notifications which is now available at
>> http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/WebNotifications/publish/
> Not sure if this has been asked before but what about an optional property
> to position it elsewhere beside the bottom left.
> Something like:
> createNotification(in DOMString iconUrl, in DOMString title, in DOMString
> body[, in DOMString position])
> Where it can take 4 possible values: topleft, topright, bottomleft,
> bottomright. Bottomright being the default.

Do you have a use case in mind for this?  Perhaps there is one on a
particular device, but for most of the browser/desktop use cases I think it
is preferable to leave it up to the user agent or the underlying
notification platform to decide where to put the notifications (probably
based on user preferences).

> > Should we really put another interface on the global object? Can we not
>> put these on window.navigator like other APIs that integrate with the system
>> layer?
> I also agree that it would make sense to add it to navigator.

Sounds like there is consensus on that.  I will move it there.

Received on Wednesday, 24 March 2010 14:23:48 UTC

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