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Re: [widgets] Comments on Widget Signature update (was RE: Widget Signature update)

From: Frederick Hirsch <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 15:33:42 -0400
Cc: Frederick Hirsch <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>, Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>, "ext Priestley, Mark, VF-Group" <Mark.Priestley@vodafone.com>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <18FC2F07-64DC-4031-9777-538EE995AD68@nokia.com>
To: ext Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>

Rather than replicating this, which might be error prone and hard to  
maintain, perhaps Widget Signature should reference P & C for this.  
What do you think ?

regards, Frederick

On Mar 17, 2009, at 8:15 AM, ext Marcos Caceres wrote:

> Hi Frederick,
> On 3/17/09 1:01 PM, Frederick Hirsch wrote:
>> The latest draft includes the revised text from Thomas.
>> Marcos, are you suggesting we add something more? It sounds like what
>> you are saying here, is that it should be a valid widget file. Isn't
>> that part of P&C checking? I'm not sure what it means to check that  
>> the
>> paths are "as secure as possible."
> You might want to check the following section of the P&C [1] and see  
> if
> it is usable in dig sigs. Given that the paths in the <reference>
> elements MUST be zip-relative-paths, the rules for checking the  
> validity
> of those paths may apply to the Widgets Dig Sig spec.
> [1] http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets/#zip-relative-paths

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch
Received on Tuesday, 17 March 2009 19:35:06 UTC

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