[webkit-dev] Implementation thoughts on HTML5 elements

Peter Kasting pkasting at google.com
Wed Aug 26 15:25:18 PDT 2009

On Wed, Aug 26, 2009 at 3:23 PM, Michelangelo De Simone
<micdesim at gmail.com>wrote:

> 2009/8/27 Peter Kasting <pkasting at google.com>:
> > Consider that if the user uses a web mail app (e.g. Gmail) the UA will
> have
> > no way of getting that data.  In fact, the UA may not even know what mail
> > client the user prefers to use, especially if he uses several different
> > ones.
> Implementing such functionality in a port-specific way may address
> this

My main point is that it's clearly not possible to offer an identical
experience for all users in all UAs, so I can't see how a web author could
be relying on such a thing, and thus I can't see how _not_ having it in the
current WebKit implementation is somehow harming web authors.

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