[whatwg] HTML vs Plain Text in Notifications

Dmitry Titov dimich at google.com
Fri Sep 12 16:36:33 PDT 2008

Thanks guys for the comments!
Language-tagging indeed would be hard.

I've tried to change the portion of the spec to reflect this change, to see
how it would change.
Here is a copy of that part, modified:

I also have a small "case study" doc on calendar notifications to support
the idea then they should be small HTML windows rather then small text ones
: http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=dhg4xn62_28f8cwvzf8


On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 11:48 PM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de>wrote:

> Dmitry Titov wrote:
>> ...
>> The text-based box has following problems:
>> - Not enough formatting capabilities even for simple cases (calendar
>> appointment and mail notification).
>> - No mechanism to update content (as in "upload progress indicator"
>> scenario)
>> - No way to add interactive features (snooze on calendar appointment)
>> ...
> - It doesn't allow language-tagging.
> BR, Julian
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