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Re: Widgets - WARP, Widgets Updates and Digital Signatures

From: Scott Wilson <scott.bradley.wilson@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2011 20:37:09 +0000
Cc: nathan@webr3.org, Claes1 Nilsson <Claes1.Nilsson@sonyericsson.com>, Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com, public-device-apis@w3.org, public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, Peter Dekkers <peter@jbaron.com>, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>, Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Message-Id: <6F51D295-F973-4026-BF6A-94F9FAAA5734@gmail.com>
To: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
On 8 Feb 2011, at 18:48, Marcos Caceres wrote:

> Hi Tim,
> In [1], it sounds to me like you are after W3C Widgets [2]; we have almost finished standardizing them so no need to wait.

You might also find this post useful:

http://scottbw.wordpress.com/2011/02/08/web-apps-a-snapshot-of-the-standards-landscape/

> 
> You can play with them today in Opera [3] and a bunch of other great runtimes [4].
> 
> Kind regards,
> Marcos
> 
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2011Feb/0078.html
> [2] http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets/
> [3] http://www.opera.com/download/
> [4] http://www.w3.org/2008/webapps/wiki/WidgetImplementation


> On 2/8/11 6:37 PM, Nathan wrote:
>> Nathan wrote:
>>> Marcos Caceres wrote:
>>>> On 9/16/10 6:10 PM, Nathan wrote:
>>>>> Marcos Caceres wrote:
>>>>>> As above. I thought that was what we (Web Apps WG - Widgets) have been
>>>>>> doing for the last 5 years?
>>>>> 
>>>>> Maybe I've missed part of the specifications - are you telling me
>>>>> that I
>>>>> can package up an HTML,CSS,JS based application as per the widgets
>>>>> specification, include a WARP, Digital Signature, set the view-mode to
>>>>> windowed and that this will run as is, in the main browser context of
>>>>> the main browser vendors (Firefox, Safari, Opera, Chrome, IE etc)?
>>>> 
>>>> Ah! ok. I get it now. No, that won't work right now (actually, that's
>>>> how we run them in our development environment for testing purposes
>>>> :) ). But that is trivial and no one has really asked for that.
>>> 
>>> Good to know, and you can consider me as asking for it!
>>> 
>>>> I'm still a bit lost as to what the use case is?
>> 
>> following up, see "Web Apps -- requirements for installation and
>> management" from TimBL:
>> 
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2011Feb/0078.html
>> 
>> Best,
>> 
>> Nathan
> 
> -- 
> Marcos Caceres
> Opera Software
> 



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