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Re: Clarity over direction of work on runtime and security model?

From: Kenneth Rohde Christiansen <kenneth.christiansen@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2013 18:39:37 +0200
Message-ID: <CAEC208t47d_YurpWGSw8rs6A6bxMdMWyNCs0iutDAxqk-dYUEA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Cc: Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>, "public-sysapps@w3.org" <public-sysapps@w3.org>
Though you might want to show how the permissions fit into the
manifest, but define the name of the permission in the respective spec
(say Contacts or Bluetooth spec)


On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 6:36 PM, Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 4:54 PM, Dave Raggett wrote:
>> So am I correct in that we don't expect to have a standard covering the
>> permissions requested in app manifests? Won't this cause interop
>> problems for system applications across different run-times?
> I don't think it would, as this could be specified at the API level independently of the runtime spec. For example, some certified-level apps don't prompt at all, while privileged-levels ones do. This could also be user configurable.

Kenneth Rohde Christiansen
Senior Engineer, WebKit, Qt, EFL
Phone  +45 4294 9458 / E-mail kenneth at webkit.org

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