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Re: [widgets] P&C, assertion in wrong spec

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 2009 12:24:16 +0200
Message-ID: <b21a10670908310324sec5023fo978d0878a717dc1c@mail.gmail.com>
To: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Cc: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 11:29 AM, Robin Berjon<robin@berjon.com> wrote:
> On Aug 30, 2009, at 18:54 , Marcos Caceres wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Oh yeah, explaining why would help:) Like with the UI product from the
>>>> prev email, this UA does not execute or deal with scripts. It only
>>>> deals with processing config.xml and zip files. It should not behave
>>>> as a policy enforcement point.
>>>
>>> I think this requirement isn't appropriate for what we should consider a
>>> strict P+C UA. As such, this bug could be addressed in a number of ways
>>> including making the text non-normative, removing the text from the spec,
>>> etc.
>>>
>>> The text could also be included in a document that describes or defines a
>>> Widget [runtime] User Agent.
>>
>> I've requested that Robin add this text to the Widget URI spec. I
>> think this text should live there for now, until we see if we have
>> enough requirements to make a Widget UA spec.
>
> Actually I think that the two issues should be kept separate. This may have
> a room in the WURI spec because it's about enforcing access rules for
> certain URIs.
>
> I tend to think that the WUA spec is different: it's what you conform to if
> you're a UA. It would include some UI shoulds, and arguably a pointer to all
> the specs in the family (i.e. it could be the profile spec).

Yes, exactly. We've (the WG) have had this in mind for a long time.
We've just never got around to putting the new spec together. Anyway,
lets finish the core functionality and then move onto the UI
"should"s.

-- 
Marcos Caceres
http://datadriven.com.au
Received on Monday, 31 August 2009 10:25:21 GMT

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