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Re: [whatwg] Notifications and service workers

From: Robert Bîndar <robertbindar@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:54:48 +0300
Message-ID: <CANKpt_TRPkGdnKAw_Uw0=Lebe=B9Z9Pttn5ACY27BnXjotySdA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@whatwg.org>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Jake Archibald <jaffathecake@gmail.com>, Andrew Wilson <atwilson@google.com>, Peter Beverloo <beverloo@google.com>
Sounds exactly like an use case of the 'data' attribute.

2014-09-29 12:23 GMT+03:00 Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>:

> On Sun, Sep 28, 2014 at 11:15 PM, Andrew Wilson <atwilson@google.com>
> wrote:
> >> * Dropping the close event.
> >>
> >> I've been wondering myself whether it's valuable to support this. Like
> >> Tab, I'm not aware of any messaging application actually using the close
> >> event as an indication that the message has been read. There is the
> "dismiss
> >> all" button on most platforms, which definitely does not imply having
> read
> >> the message. It's actually an interesting privacy question as well, for
> >> example, if a user dismisses a Facebook notification in their
> notification
> >> center without actually starting the app, should the sender be informed
> >> about them having at least looked at their phone?
> >
> > Gmail tracks information internally about all open notifications so it
> knows
> > what chat window, email, etc to display when the user clicks on one. It
> > cleans up those data structures as notifications are closed, so if we
> stop
> > generating close events, then gmail will leak even more memory than it
> > currently does :)
>
> Could this be solved by using the 'data' attribute when creating a
> Notification?
>
> / Jonas
>
Received on Monday, 29 September 2014 09:55:16 UTC

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