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[whatwg] Proposal: <intent> tag for Web Intents API

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2011 13:16:09 -0800
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDCQEqASDdj8_1W22EE9LLvjwPkwGKTxzOdYhYu9BbJhkA@mail.gmail.com>
On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 1:14 PM, James Hawkins <jhawkins at google.com> wrote:
> Originally we envisioned using a self-closing tag placed in head for
> the intent tag; however, we're now leaning towards not using
> self-closing and having the tag be placed in the body with fallback
> content, e.g., to install an extension to provide similar
> functionality.
>
> <intent action="webintents.org/share">
> ?Click here to install our extension that implements sharing!
> </intent>
>
> What are your thoughts on this route?

So, when the <intent> tag is supported, it's not displayed at all, and
instead solely handled by the browser?  This seems okay to me.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 6 December 2011 13:16:09 UTC

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