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Re: Window id - an idea to make multi page web application easier

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 02 Feb 2010 17:02:54 -0800
Cc: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-id: <0021D1D8-DB51-46B7-BBDF-1E21A1DBCEB2@apple.com>
To: Sebastian Hennebrueder <usenet@laliluna.de>

On Jan 29, 2010, at 6:36 AM, Sebastian Hennebrueder wrote:

> Arthur Barstow schrieb:
>> Sebastian, All,
>> On Jan 18, 2010, at 10:54 AM, ext Sebastian Hennebrueder wrote:
>>> About half a year ago I came up with an idea to add a unique window id
>>> as request header to each browser request. I published this initially on
>>> my website
>>> http://www.laliluna.de/blog/2009/05/19/browser_feature_request.html
>>> Now, I have stumbled upon the WebApps Working Group and would like to
>>> introduce this here as well.
>> WebApp'ers - does anyone have any feedback for Sebastian? Would this "idea" be more applicable to HTML5?
>> -Art Barstow
> Hi Art,
> thank you for the feedback.
> HTML 5 defines precise scopes for per window or per browser which can be used by JavaScript.
> The missing bit is to pass a window id to the server with the HTTP request. I don't know to which spec this actually belongs to.
> I am hoping that people here can help me or finally convince me that my idea is useless.

I think this request would be more appropriate for HTML5, yes. Please bring it to the HTML WG or WHATWG.

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