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Re: [widgets] Rule for dealing with an invalid Zip archive

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2009 17:40:39 +0200
Message-ID: <4A521AF7.7080009@opera.com>
To: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
CC: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>

On 7/6/09 12:45 PM, Thomas Roessler wrote:
> This text assumes that widget installation is always an interactive
> process. It might very well be part of batch processing, in which case
> an interactive, localized error message might simply be the wrong thing
> to do.


> I'd suggest to simply say that an invalid zip archive is a reason for
> the user agent to abort all processing, full stop. (One could add some
> wishy-washy language about appropriate error reporting, or something,
> but I don't see how that adds much value here.)

Ok, I've removed "In addition, the user agent should notify the end-user 
that the zip archive is an invalid Zip archive via an appropriate 
localized error message. The means of notifying the end-user, and the 
wording of the localized error message, is left to the discretion of 
Received on Monday, 6 July 2009 15:41:24 UTC

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