[webkit-dev] Request for position on Badging API

Ryosuke Niwa rniwa at webkit.org
Sun Feb 16 08:49:15 PST 2020

For the record, we have two concerns raised internally at Apple:
 * The integration of this API with push service worker would require
running scripts in order to update the badge. This will pose a serious
power consumption issue.
 * We don’t want every website to start using this API to increase

- R. Niwa

On Sun, Jan 19, 2020 at 16:27 Matt Giuca <mgiuca at chromium.org> wrote:

> Hi WebKit team,
> I have previously proposed the Badging API (
> https://github.com/WICG/badging) to provide websites with a mechanism to
> set a badge (a small dot or number) on the current document's tab, or for
> installed applications, on the app icon in the system shelf or home screen.
> Would WebKit / Safari be interested in implementing the API now or in the
> future?
> We are planning to ship in Chromium soon:
> https://groups.google.com/a/chromium.org/g/blink-dev/c/fHc49JNFTAU/m/bJD25Yr7CAAJ
> Regards
> Matt Giuca
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- R. Niwa
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