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

From: James Hawkins <jhawkins@google.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2011 13:18:49 -0800
Message-ID: <CAO800SxmShdqbDduTP5hYsZWU3nFp-=7-HYP_pZhzCt_8gV_wA@mail.gmail.com>
On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 1:16 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
>

Correct.
Received on Tuesday, 6 December 2011 13:18:49 UTC

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