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Re: [whatwg] Proposal to add website-* meta extensions

From: Arpita Bahuguna <a.bah@samsung.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:11:53 +0530
To: 'Mounir Lamouri' <mounir@lamouri.fr>, whatwg@whatwg.org
Message-id: <000801cfa0ea$f3e2eb40$dba8c1c0$@samsung.com>
Cc: naveensg@samsung.com
Hi Mounir,

Agree! These meta extensions do appear to be an appropriate fit for the Web
However, am not sure how well the Manifest would be able to handle
dynamically changing values for these extensions.

Consider the use-case wherein, based on the location of the user, JavaScript
changes the value of the website-number meta extension to give a more
relevant contact phone number.
As a meta extension, this is easily achievable.
But would the content provider be able to change the values based on the
location via Manifest? (do pardon my lack of knowledge in this area)

Would appreciate your thoughts on the same.


-----Original Message-----
From: Mounir Lamouri [mailto:mounir@lamouri.fr] 
Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 3:32 PM
To: Arpita Bahuguna; whatwg@whatwg.org
Subject: Re: [whatwg] Proposal to add website-* meta extensions

On Tue, 15 Jul 2014, at 20:11, Arpita Bahuguna wrote:
> I would like to propose addition of the following three meta extensions:
> website-mail, website-number and website-address.

It seems that those meta extensions would be good candidates for the Web
Manifest: http://w3c.github.io/manifest/

-- Mounir
Received on Wednesday, 16 July 2014 11:41:23 UTC

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