[whatwg] Proposal to extend registerProtocolHandler
cmhjones at gmail.com
Fri Jul 29 04:32:44 PDT 2011
This kind of permission may be synonymous with that of geolocation privileges and their explcit management requirements.
See this thread for discussion on this:
On 26/07/2011, at 4:31 AM, James Kozianski wrote:
> Hi Ian,
> Here are the use cases I had in mind:
> 1. Allow sites to conditionally show UI to promote the advantages of
> registering the site as a handler.
> (requires isRegistered)
> 2. Allow sites to provide settings screens which allow users to register
> / deregister handlers from within the site.
> (requires isRegistered, and deregisterProtocolHandler)
> The presence of an ignored list - sites who don't have permission to use
> registerProtocolHandler - necessitates Michael Davidson's suggestion that
> isRegistered() should return a tri-state value (REGISTERED, DECLINED,
> NOTASKED). Otherwise sites that have been 'ignored' by a user won't be able
> to tell if they should show their promotional UI or not.
> On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 8:33 AM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
>> On Thu, 21 Apr 2011, James Kozianski wrote:
>>> I'd like to propose the following changes to the registerProtocolHandler
>>> spec. [...]
>> Before I study the proposals in detail, is there a description of the
>> kind of experience we're trying to enable here?
>> What are the UIs we expect to see page use wih registerProtocolHandler()?
>> Ian Hickson U+1047E )\._.,--....,'``. fL
>> http://ln.hixie.ch/ U+263A /, _.. \ _\ ;`._ ,.
>> Things that are impossible just take longer. `._.-(,_..'--(,_..'`-.;.'
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