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Re: Rechartering WebApp WG

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2010 08:08:29 -0500
Message-Id: <BDDB45A9-BCF4-47C8-825C-0A1F6D96D57F@nokia.com>
Cc: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
To: ext Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, Scott Wilson <scott.bradley.wilson@gmail.com>

On Feb 11, 2010, at 5:32 AM, ext Robin Berjon wrote:

> On Feb 11, 2010, at 05:40 , Doug Schepers wrote:
>> Scott Wilson wrote (on 2/9/10 10:32 AM):
>>>
>>> There are a couple of additional areas it would be useful to  
>>> consider
>>> for future work in the Widgets space, specifically:
>>>
>>> - inter-widget communication (both single-user and multi-user, e.g.
>>> collaboration)
>>> - social web APIs for widgets (e.g. friends, friends-of)
>>
>> Are these deliverables the Widgets folks are willing to take on?   
>> If so, are there clear use case & requirements documents, and  
>> available editing resources?
>
> Our preference is to minimise the surface area of what is specific  
> to widgets to the absolute strict minimum. That means that inter- 
> widget communications should just be taken care of as part of Web  
> Messaging, for instance.
>
> I'm not sure what Social Web APIs would be. It sounds like a protocol?

Scott - would you please elaborate on this, in particular the interop  
problem(s) that could be addressed by standardization at the W3C?

-Art Barstow
Received on Thursday, 11 February 2010 13:09:08 GMT

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