[whatwg] suggestions for the Notifications API (http://notifications.spec.whatwg.org/)

Anne van Kesteren annevk at annevk.nl
Fri May 3 09:49:04 PDT 2013

On Fri, May 3, 2013 at 4:48 PM, alonn <alonisser at gmail.com> wrote:
> 1. Having a way to check for the current permission without initiating a
> new Notification object first. something like webkit has (I'm not sure it's
> not deprecated) window.webkitNotification.checkPermission()
> I saw this isn't in the api, and I think having this would be a great

That would be Notification.permission. You can request using

> 2.having a collection to iterate over notification instances  (from my page
> only).

We might get this at some point. See the recent notifications threads.

> 3.having to set the "title" only when initiating the Notification object,
> instead in the dictionary NotificationOptions Iooks inconsistent to me. my
> instinctive attempt was to set the title together with the rest of the
> notification options. but that won't work. I think it belongs there  (or at
> least, also there)

Only title is required, basically. It's similar to how new Event() behaves.


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