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

James Hawkins jhawkins at google.com
Tue Dec 6 13:18:49 PST 2011

On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 1:16 PM, Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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