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[whatwg] input type=barcode?

From: Kornel Lesiński <kornel@geekhood.net>
Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2011 23:40:34 +0100
Message-ID: <op.vzns9wante2ec8@aimac.local>
On Wed, 03 Aug 2011 16:26:41 +0100, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at gmail.com>  
wrote:

>>> What do you think?
>>
>> Implementing this seems rather complicated for such a niche use. It also
>> seems better to let sites handle this by themselves so these physical  
>> codes can evolve more easily.
>
> It actually seems relatively useful, given that I use the
> barcode/QRCode reader in my phone quite a lot.

Niche needs + inter-app communication sounds like something Web Intents  
could do (http://webintents.org).

-- 
regards, Kornel Lesi?ski
Received on Wednesday, 3 August 2011 15:40:34 UTC

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