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Re: [widgets] Minutes from 12 March 2009 Voice Conference

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Mar 2009 15:34:14 +0100
Message-ID: <b21a10670903160734y5a83f1ccpf29665b6afdb509d@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Hillebrand, Rainer" <Rainer.Hillebrand@t-mobile.net>
Cc: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 3:06 PM, Hillebrand, Rainer
<Rainer.Hillebrand@t-mobile.net> wrote:
> Dear Art,
> Regarding "P&C spec - Mandatory config file", I would like to give more information about my concerns.
> According to the current "W3C Working Draft 9 March 2009", the config.xml file has a single mandatory element. This is the <widget> element. All its expected children elements and attributes are optional. Therefore I have got the impression that the config.xml file does not add any security. However, it will help to identify a zip archive as a widget if the media type and/or file extension are missing.
> To be clear, I do not have any objections against the config.xml file in general. I only have concerns regarding its potential to improve security.

Ok, forget the security aspects. Lets just say it identifies a widget
as being a widget in the absence of a media type.

Marcos Caceres
Received on Monday, 16 March 2009 14:45:48 UTC

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