[whatwg] Proposal for a web application descriptor

Charles McCathieNevile chaals at opera.com
Thu May 5 08:08:44 PDT 2011

On Thu, 05 May 2011 16:39:53 +0200, Cameron Heavon-Jones  
<cmhjones at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 05/05/2011, at 8:30 AM, timeless wrote:
>> On Thu, May 5, 2011 at 9:13 AM, Charles McCathieNevile  
>> <chaals at opera.com> wrote:
>>> In practice, even given something as simple
>>> as twitter's geolocation request I *sometimes* allow it to know where  
>>> I am
>>> and sometimes don't.
>> I'm hoping we'll eventually move to a model where users are able to
>> provide default values for things, e.g. "If anyone asks [about
>> GeoPositioning], I'm in Paris" (I'm currently sick in HEL, but no one
>> needs to know that).
> That sounds like a pretty cool feature, whoever said that the UA had to  
> tell the truth! :)
> It definitely puts the user in control.

There is a Unite application for Opera that does this -  


Charles McCathieNevile  Opera Software, Standards Group
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