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Re: Comments on Widgets 1.0: Requirements LCWD

From: timeless <timeless@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Sep 2008 18:02:19 +0300
Message-ID: <26b395e60809230802m69f080e5qb804bba4681c556f@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>

2008/9/22 Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>:
> Ok. I see your point. However, I'm not sure what I can do as vendors
> won't budge on this issue for now.  At the moment, ZIP serves the
> purpose for widgets. But as they become more popular, the limitations
> with Zip will quickly be exposed. Zip will either have to become more
> like MIME or we will have to migrate over to MIME... we will seriously
> need to watch the evolution of Widgets and the market in regards to
> this.

note that BeOS w/ its BeFS used mime types for files and it supported
stashing mime types into zip files, I don't remember how, but I'm
fairly certain it did it.
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