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Re: [widgets] Editorial Comments on 18-Aug-2009 LCWD of A&E spec

From: Arthur Barstow <Art.Barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2009 07:33:02 -0400
Message-Id: <6A885EAF-5B44-44B6-BA77-B9A1518D2A80@nokia.com>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
To: "marcosc@opera.com" <marcosc@opera.com>
On Sep 13, 2009, at 1:06 PM, ext Marcos Caceres wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 9:30 PM, Arthur Barstow  
> <Art.Barstow@nokia.com> wrote:
>>
>>>> 10. Section 2: Initialization: I don't understand this sentence,  
>>>> which
>>>> when
>>>> shortened is effectively "The first run through X, prior to  
>>>> runtime.".
>>>
>>> How about:
>>>
>>> "When a user agent first runs a widget package through the Steps for
>>> Processing a Widget Package, as specified in the [Widgets-Packaging]
>>> specification, prior to runtime."
>>>
>>> That boils down to:
>>>
>>> When a user agent first runs a widget package through X, prior to  
>>> runtime.
>>
>> I still can't parse/grok it but it's probably just me and I'll bug  
>> you about
>> it in IRC (someday) :-).
>>
>> Perhaps part of the confusion is that "user agent" in the context  
>> of this
>> defintion is presumably a P&C user agent yet that qualification  
>> isn't made
>> and the only reference to that definition is in Section 6.1 and in  
>> that
>> context the UA is the A&E UA.
>
> Yeah, you nailed it (well, section 4.1 Support of Other Specifications
> [1] kinda defined it). Reworked the definition of a UA to:
>
> [[
> A user agent is a software implementation that supports:
>  * The widget interface.
>  * The [Widgets-Packaging] specification.
>  * The [Widgets-URI] specification.
>  * Storage areas.

1. In the updated definition of Initialization, make the "user agent"  
a link to the definition of "user agent" in Section 4.


> It is optional for a user agent to support the widgets
> [Widgets-DigSig] specification.
> ]]

Why did you add the DigSig text above and new DigSig paragraph below  
the Note (Section 4)? This spec should focus exclusively on the A&E UA.

-Regards, Art Barstow
Received on Monday, 14 September 2009 11:34:41 GMT

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