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Re: WAC's Webview API

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Mar 2012 11:27:31 +0000
To: Scott Wilson <scott.bradley.wilson@gmail.com>
Cc: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>, public-native-web-apps@w3.org
Message-ID: <26BEE0CA3C0942DA93930F3B03F5F79E@marcosc.com>


On Tuesday, 6 March 2012 at 20:25, Scott Wilson wrote:

> On 6 Mar 2012, at 19:40, Marcos Caceres wrote:
> 
> > WAC has published an updated draft of their "Webview API" [1], which "lets you pop-up a mini browser inside your application."
> > 
> > The use cases: 
> > 
> > * Make use of HTTP redirect-based web authentication and authorization protocols (e.g. OAuth 1.0 or OAuth 2.0).
> 
> We definitely have that UC, and OAuth came up a few times in connection with Widgets.
> 
> In Wookie its not a big deal as usually we can pop up a new browser window ... but thats not a great UX for mobile and tablet users.
> 
> In other cases we can use iFrames, but some (e.g. Twitter Web Intents) forbid iFrame use for this.
> 
> So... definitely maybe :)
Ok, thanks for the maybe :) if I get a few more people interested, I'll make a request to move it here. 



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