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Re: Fwd: Request for Comments on Widgets 1.0 Requirements Last Call WD

From: Jo Rabin <jrabin@mtld.mobi>
Date: Thu, 31 Jul 2008 16:15:00 +0100
Message-ID: <4891D6F4.4090307@mtld.mobi>
To: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
CC: public-bpwg@w3.org, ext Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>


Bryan Sullivan is forwarding the BP Comments "in a minute".


On 31/07/2008 13:24, Arthur Barstow wrote:
> This is a reminder August 1 is the end of the comment period for the 
> Widgets 1.0 Requirements Last Call Working Draft.
> -Regards, Art Barstow
> Begin forwarded message:
>> From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
>> Date: June 26, 2008 4:46:23 PM EDT
>> To: public-bpwg@w3.org
>> Cc: Marcos Caceres <m.caceres@qut.edu.au>
>> Subject: Request for Comments on Widgets 1.0 Requirements Last Call WD
>> Dan, Jo, MWBP WG,
>> On June 25 the Web Applications WG published a Last Call Working Draft 
>> of the Widgets 1.0 Requirements document:
>> [[
>> <http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-widgets-reqs-20080625/>
>> Abstract: This document lists the design goals and requirements that a 
>> specification would need to address in order to standardize various 
>> aspects of widgets. Widgets are small client-side Web applications for 
>> displaying and updating remote data, that are packaged in a way to 
>> allow download and installation on a client machine, mobile phone, or 
>> mobile Internet device. Typical examples of widgets include clocks, 
>> CPU gauges, sticky notes, battery-life indicators, games, and those 
>> that make use of Web services, like weather forecasters, news readers, 
>> email checkers, photo albums and currency converters.
>> Introduction: A widget is an interactive single purpose application 
>> for displaying and/or updating local data or data on the Web, packaged 
>> in a way to allow a single download and installation on a user's 
>> machine or mobile device. A widget may run as a stand alone 
>> application (meaning it can run outside of a Web browser), or may be 
>> embedded into a Web document. In this document, the runtime 
>> environment on which a widget is run is referred to as a widget user 
>> agent and a running widget is referred to as an instantiated widget. 
>> Prior to instantiation, a widget exists as a widget resource. For more 
>> information about widgets, see the Widget Landscape document.
>> ]]
>> We would appreciate any comments your WG has on this LC document, 
>> especially those requirements relevant to your WG's domain/scope. The 
>> comment period ends 1 August 2008.
>> -Regards, Art Barstow
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