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[widgets] Google's updates engine

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2008 23:57:18 +0100
Message-ID: <b21a10670809301557r4277b9d5ida5191d118186850@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>

Just a heads up that Google released a software "update engine" a few days ago:

It uses pLists as its metadata format, but in practical terms it
doesn't differ too much from widgets updates.

For example,
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE plist PUBLIC "-//Apple Computer//DTD PLIST 1.0//EN"
<plist version="1.0">
      <string>Ticket.version != '1.1'</string>

Example comes from:

The engine does, provide some interesting update progress methods
which we should probably look at for the API side of things.

Kind regards,
Marcos Caceres
Received on Tuesday, 30 September 2008 22:58:00 UTC

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