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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

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