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Re: [widgets] Renaming "thumbnail" to "screenshot"

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 13:29:57 +0000
Message-ID: <b21a10670901260529x224adc47wc14b8318d91d6317@mail.gmail.com>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>

Hi Charles,

On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 12:07 PM, Charles McCathieNevile
<chaals@opera.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Jan 2009 16:27:47 +0100, Marcos Caceres
> <marcosscaceres@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> Hi,
>> I would like to rename "thumbnail" to "screenshot" in the packaging
>> spec. As the thumbnail "graphically represents the widget in a running
>> state" it makes more sense to call it a screenshot.
>
> I don't think so - a screenshot is generally a static image while a
> thumbnail is just a small representative image. I don't think that any
> improvement in semantics justifies changing the spec for this.

We already have the <icon> element as the small representative image
for the widget, which is why I think screenshot is less confusing than
thumbnail.

Kind regards,
Marcos
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Marcos Caceres
http://datadriven.com.au
Received on Monday, 26 January 2009 13:30:45 GMT

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