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Re: [widgets] <update> death of the etag attr

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2008 10:19:53 -0400
Message-ID: <e9dffd640809120719k23ee4c80u70370fa0c54a767b@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Marcos Caceres" <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
Cc: "Web Applications Working Group WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>

Hi Marcos,

On Fri, Sep 12, 2008 at 5:46 AM, Marcos Caceres
<marcosscaceres@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi All,
> I've dropped the etag attribute from the <update> element in the
> Widget Packaging spec as I deemed it too difficult to use in practice

How so?

> (and mostly redundant). It is also unnecessary as updates will be
> handled through Update Description Documents as defined in the Updates
> spec (and not by pointing to widget packages on the Web). I will try
> to have the Update spec ready for FPWD by the end of today.

That seems a tad overengineered to me.  Have implementors bought into
it?  It seems to me that the etag solution is the low hanging fruit
here.

Mark.
Received on Friday, 12 September 2008 14:20:33 GMT

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