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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?

Marcos Caceres
Received on Friday, 20 June 2008 07:12:24 UTC

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