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[widgets] Comments on the 22-Dec-2008 LCWD of the Widgets 1.0: P&C spec

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Sat, 31 Jan 2009 07:48:03 -0500
Message-Id: <8EC67DB1-0F59-44DF-844C-CB6CF4C7B1A0@nokia.com>
To: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>

I propose the following changes to the 22 December 2008 P&C LCWD [1]:

1. As currently written, the spec implies a Widget User Agent must  
support [Widgets-DigSig]. I think that requirement is too strong and  
must be relaxed. To address this, change the first paragraph in  
Section 3.0 to:

[[
A widget user agent is a user agent that implements this  
specification. A widget user agent should implement other  
specifications in the Widgets 1.0 family of specifications such as  
[Widgets-APIs], [Widgets-DigSig], and [Widgets-Updates] specifications.
]]

2. Change the first paragraph of Step 4 in section 8.2 to:

[[
If a widget user agent does not support [Widgets-DigSig], go to Step  
6; otherwise, the algorithm to locate digital signatures for the  
widget is as follows:
]]

3. Signature handling should be specified in [Widgets-DigSig], thus,  
replace all of Step 5 in section 8.2 with the following:

[[
The algorithm that describes how to process the list of signatures  
created in step 4 is defined in [Widgets-DigSig].
]]

And add the processing model currently defined in Step 5 to [Widgets- 
DigSig].

-Regards, Art Barstow

[1] <http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-widgets-20081222/>
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