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Re: [Widgets] Brief feedback

From: Ed Voas <voas@yahoo-inc.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2006 12:36:20 -0800
Message-ID: <4554E2C4.7020701@yahoo-inc.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: public-appformats@w3.org

Well, but my point is that it should only be metadata. Initial sizes 
should be in the DOM (and hence the HTML somehow). I learned the hard 
way that mixing the two... not so good.

Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> On Fri, 10 Nov 2006 16:50:34 +0100, Ed Voas <voas@yahoo-inc.com> wrote:
>
>>> * <application>, or
>>> * <component>, or
>>> * <about>, or
>>> * <manifest>, or
>>> * <metadata>, or
>>> * <configuration>
>>
>>
>> Hmm. In pondering this I also question the name of the file. Since
>> this is metadata, I'm thinking it shouldn't even be called
>> config.xml, but perhaps just manifest.xml.
>
>
> It's not just metadata. For instance, the <height> and <width> 
> elements  set the initial size of the widget. Now I agree that they're 
> not the most  optimal solution for that, but it's the kind of 
> information you might want  to put in this file. As well as other 
> information that's important for the  widget.
>
>
>> I can see it being used
>> for metadata and packaging information that user agents can use to
>> pull the Widget apart and start it up. That said, I am partial to
>> <manifest>.
>
>
>
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