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Re: ISSUE-17: Widgets (not just widget engines) should be able to specify which proxies they communicate through

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Sat, 30 Aug 2008 10:13:17 -0400
Message-Id: <D205C840-9BDB-4A1A-B199-22400DAABAD4@nokia.com>
To: Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>

This issue has been closed, based on the WG's agreement on August 26.  
Please see the following for details:

  <http://www.w3.org/2008/08/26-wam-minutes.html#item03>

-Regards, Art Barstow


On Jun 26, 2008, at 4:18 AM, ext Web Applications Working Group Issue  
Tracker wrote:

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> ISSUE-17: Widgets (not just widget engines) should be able to  
> specify which proxies they communicate through
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> http://www.w3.org/2008/webapps/track/issues/
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> Raised by: Josh Soref
> On product:
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> From:
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> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2008AprJun/ 
> 0440.html
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>> 5:00 PM and as a should, I SHOULD be able to pick a proxy per widget
>>   however it shouldn't be a requirement (MUST), because some  
>> systems won't
>> want to
>>  me: yeah, that adds quite a bit of complexity
>>  timeless.bmo1: (not all widgets are created equal, some are more  
>> equal than
>> others)
>>  me: sounds like a 2.0 feature
>>   if someone wants it
>> 5:01 PM timeless.bmo1: the problem is that i can easily have some  
>> widgets
>> that i only want to work in some environments
>>   and some widgets that will need a proxy at some times
>>   yeah stupid corporate firewalls
>>  me: yeah, I can already think of use cases
>>  timeless.bmo1: however, some things shouldn't work at some times
>> 5:02 PM i have apps like this
>>   which may be ip based and don't want them talking to any random  
>> server at
>> that ip, but only via some trusted proxy... but i don't want all  
>> the other
>> widgets to use that trusted proxy
>> 5:03 PM or in some cases, i really really don't trust the proxy,  
>> but it's a
>> necessary evil for a certain widget
>>  me: you think it might be something to consider for 1.0 then?
>>  timeless.bmo1: sadly yes
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