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Re: [widgets] Making config.xml mandatory

From: Mark Baker <mark@coactus.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 10:48:16 -0400
Message-ID: <e9dffd640903100748u1684273ftb506e3dc1737f399@mail.gmail.com>
To: marcosc@opera.com
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
I think the TAG's finding on authoritative metadata is germane here;

http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/mime-respect

Mark.

On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 8:36 AM, Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com> wrote:
> Opera would like to make the config file in widgets packages
> mandatory. Our rationale is that having at least one  config.xml file
> at the root of the widget give a sure way to identify a zip archive as
> a widget; otherwise arbitrary zip packages with an index.html could be
> fed to a widget engine and would run with the security privileges of a
> widget.
>
> Kind regards,
> Marcos
>
> --
> Marcos Caceres
> http://datadriven.com.au
>
>
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