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Re: [widgets] P&C the following should be a note

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2009 16:50:12 +0200
Message-ID: <4A97EEA4.20201@opera.com>
To: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
CC: ext Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>


Arthur Barstow wrote:
> On Aug 28, 2009, at 5:24 AM, ext Robin Berjon wrote:
>
>> On Aug 27, 2009, at 17:22 , Marcos Caceres wrote:
>>> [[
>>> Note: A user agent that supports the [Widgets-APIs] specification
>>> will expose any declared preference to the author at runtime via
>>> scripting in the manner described in the [Widgets-APIs] specification.
>>> ]]
>>
>> +1
>
> I agree the assertion Marcos cited should not be a requirement for a P+C
> UA.
>
> The proposed text above above would address this bug but I think "will"
> is too strong for this non-normative text and "may" would probably be
> more appropriate.
>
> Additionally, the use of *author* in the above is confusing; why is this
> particular Actor relevant in this context and how would a Widget runtime
> UA know about this Actor.
>
Agreed. The note should just read:

"A user agent that supports the [Widgets-APIs] specification will expose 
any declared preference at runtime in the manner described in the 
[Widgets-APIs] specification."
Received on Friday, 28 August 2009 14:50:57 GMT

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