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Re: [widget] Security model

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Mon, 25 May 2009 15:40:32 -0700
Message-ID: <7789133a0905251540y2399b9b1y59ee607f4081d7c4@mail.gmail.com>
To: marcosc@opera.com
Cc: timeless@gmail.com, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 3:24 PM, Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com> wrote:
> I know what "origin" means, what I was asking is what is the origin
> for the widget example above? (for fun, pretend I sent the widget to
> you over BlueTooth)

You might consider using a unique identifier, similar to how HTML5
deals with data URLs typed in the location bar:

http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-work/#origin

> In the spec, Widgets have no "origin" at this point. We are trying to
> create a widget:// uri scheme.
>
> http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets-uri

That would seem to have little influence over what origin you assign to widgets.

Adam
Received on Monday, 25 May 2009 22:41:37 GMT

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