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Re: [Widgets] Requirements LC

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2008 17:11:42 +1000
Message-ID: <b21a10670806200011k474cac6dy78cbb8185d238732@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>, "Marcos Caceres" <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>, "Arve Bersvendsen" <arveb@opera.com>

On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 5:04 PM, Marcos Caceres
<marcosscaceres@gmail.com> wrote:
> To which Timeless replied...
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: timeless <timeless@gmail.com>
> Date: Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 7:44 PM
> Subject: Re: [Widgets] Requirements LC
> To: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
>
>
> (you didn't reply to the list)
>
> On 6/18/08, Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com> wrote:
>>  R35. Configuration Document Data
>>  A conforming specification SHOULD specify a means that allows authors
>>  to access any relevant data they declared in the configuration
>
> *relevant data*
>
>>  document for the widget resource.
>
> On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 11:20 AM, Marcos Caceres
> <marcosscaceres@gmail.com> wrote:
>> If it was irrelevant, it would not have been declared in the config. I
>> don't understand why you think it is irrelevant?
>
> your words, not mine. I think you should just delete the word "relevant".
>
> note that I'm reading everything *very* literally.

I removed the word "relevant".

>> Yes, that is possible (using XHR to load the config from within the
>> package), but then you have to walk an XML tree which sucks. The other
>> way is to use the properties that we have bound to the Widget object.
>> Check out http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets-api/Overview.src.html
>
> yeah, i'm sure such things are possible in some theoretical sense, but
> i want to make sure that the API you're asking for doesn't
> specifically do/enable this.
>

Arve? What does the proposed security policy say about this? Can XHR
be used to GET resources inside the package?

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Marcos Caceres
http://datadriven.com.au
http://standardssuck.org
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