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[whatwg] Proposal to extend registerProtocolHandler

From: Cameron Heavon-Jones <cmhjones@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 12:32:44 +0100
Message-ID: <2E5F42EB-F195-4583-ADD0-29B5705DD55D@gmail.com>
This kind of permission may be synonymous with that of geolocation privileges and their explcit management requirements.

See this thread for discussion on this:
http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2011-July/032631.html

Thanks,
Cameron Jones

On 26/07/2011, at 4:31 AM, James Kozianski wrote:

> Hi Ian,
> 
> Here are the use cases I had in mind:
> 
> 1. Allow sites to conditionally show UI to promote the advantages of
> registering the site as a handler.
>   (requires isRegistered)
> 
> 2. Allow sites to provide settings screens which allow users to register
> / deregister handlers from within the site.
>   (requires isRegistered, and deregisterProtocolHandler)
> 
> The presence of an ignored list - sites who don't have permission to use
> registerProtocolHandler - necessitates Michael Davidson's suggestion that
> isRegistered() should return a tri-state value (REGISTERED, DECLINED,
> NOTASKED). Otherwise sites that have been 'ignored' by a user won't be able
> to tell if they should show their promotional UI or not.
> 
> Cheers,
> James
> 
> 
> On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 8:33 AM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> 
>> On Thu, 21 Apr 2011, James Kozianski wrote:
>>> 
>>> I'd like to propose the following changes to the registerProtocolHandler
>>> spec. [...]
>> 
>> Before I study the proposals in detail, is there a description of the
>> kind of experience we're trying to enable here?
>> 
>> What are the UIs we expect to see page use wih registerProtocolHandler()?
>> 
>> --
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