[whatwg] Proposal: <intent> tag for Web Intents API

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Tue Dec 6 13:16:09 PST 2011

On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 1:14 PM, James Hawkins <jhawkins at google.com> wrote:
> Originally we envisioned using a self-closing tag placed in head for
> the intent tag; however, we're now leaning towards not using
> self-closing and having the tag be placed in the body with fallback
> content, e.g., to install an extension to provide similar
> functionality.
> <intent action="webintents.org/share">
>  Click here to install our extension that implements sharing!
> </intent>
> What are your thoughts on this route?

So, when the <intent> tag is supported, it's not displayed at all, and
instead solely handled by the browser?  This seems okay to me.


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