[webkit-dev] Adding ENABLE_CONTACTS to WebCore
ojan at chromium.org
Mon Jun 27 09:49:33 PDT 2011
Can you give an example of a smooth UI that you'd need the more complex API
for? When I think of the existing mail and chat apps in iOS/Android that
I've use, <input type=contacts> could give just as smooth a UI as the
existing apps, it's just on the browser side to make the UI good instead of
on the web developer side.
On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 3:37 AM, Alex Nicolaou <anicolao at google.com> wrote:
> A user agent defined solution will make apps like mail, chat,
> Facebook, and so on all feel awful in safari versus installing a
> native app. It's like j2me all over again unless the website can
> provide a smooth ui.
> On Friday, June 24, 2011, Ojan Vafai <ojan at chromium.org> wrote:
> > Is there a document that lists the use-cases for this API? I couldn't
> find anything from a quick glance through the DAP working group's mailing
> list archive. A list of use-cases would help evaluate whether this is the
> best API. At first glance, it strikes me that something like <input
> type=contacts> would meet the uses-cases I can think of better.
> > Ojan
> > On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 11:28 PM, 김동관 <donggwan.kim at samsung.com> wrote:
> > Hi webkit-dev!
> > I wanted to let you know that I plan to add Contacts API support to
> > This API is a new feature that is published by W3C.
> > The Device APIs Working Group of W3C has just released a Last Call
> Working Draft of its Contacts API:
> > http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-contacts-api-20110616/
> > I'm going to commit patch for Contacts API implementation very soon.
> > This support will be behind the ENABLE_CONTACTS feature define. See:
> > https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=63223
> > We'll be setting up a buildbot to track then ENABLE_CONTACTS build
> shortly. We expect
> > this feature to be eventually enabled by all ports.
> > Looking forward to your comments.
> > Thank you.
> > Donggwan
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