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Re: [widgets] Fail on encrypted archive

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 18:40:21 +0200
Message-ID: <b21a10670910210940s45fb250em22edcf3a449e6a93@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
2009/10/15 Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>:
> On Oct 15, 2009, at 13:36 , Marcos Caceres wrote:
>>
>> The spec currently reads:
>>
>> "If the Zip archive is encrypted, as defined in [Zip], return an error
>> and terminate this algorithm."
>>
>> Which effectively results in Zip encrypted widgets being treated as
>> invalid.  I think we should drop the requirement that a user agent
>> must treat encrypted widgets as invalid. If a user agent wants to
>> support this, they should be free to do so without the risk of being
>> labeled non-conformant (or otherwise willfully violating the spec).
>
> +1, but it should raise a warning in CC.

The working group concluded that we would not change this (i.e.,
encrypted widgets will still be banned). If anyone implements this,
and has an issue with regards to this being in the spec, you should
raise it as an objection during the next LC.

-- 
Marcos Caceres
http://datadriven.com.au
Received on Wednesday, 21 October 2009 16:40:55 GMT

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