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[whatwg] Proposal to extend registerProtocolHandler

From: Michael Davidson <mpd@google.com>
Date: Thu, 1 Sep 2011 15:07:21 -0700
Message-ID: <CAHYqKGcBW7nawFTgBOAz=asaareg+renrbVY8sAKDHo9A5cw3g@mail.gmail.com>
On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 3:23 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:

> Will the methods above adequately handle this?
>
>
I believe from Gmail's perspective, yes.


Notifications shouldn't require any clicks at all. They should just work,
> initially constrained to the browser page, with an in-notification UI to
> allow the user to decide where the notifications should appear (e.g. only
> in the browser page, or promote them to desktop level, or promote them to
> "send me an SMS to page me whenever this goes off", or whatever).
>
>
This would be nice, but is not currently how Chrome works. As far as I know,
it's the only browser that supports notifications. I'd love to see it
changed.

Michael
Received on Thursday, 1 September 2011 15:07:21 UTC

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