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

From: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 12 Feb 2010 12:19:52 -0500
Message-ID: <4B758DB8.1010409@w3.org>
To: Sebastian Hennebrueder <usenet@laliluna.de>
CC: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Hi, Sebastian-

Sebastian Hennebrueder wrote (on 2/12/10 8:11 AM):
> Maciej Stachowiak schrieb:
>> 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?
>>>
>>> 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.
>
> Thank you to both of you.
>
> I started a discussion on the what wg list and somebody added a nice
> idea to provide an interface to the local storage / session storage from
> the server side.
>
> http://lists.whatwg.org/htdig.cgi/whatwg-whatwg.org/2010-February/024979.html


Actually, I think this should also be in scope for the Web Messaging 
spec, which is in our new draft charter.  It needs to address resource 
discoverability, which your proposal might be part of.


[1] http://www.w3.org/2010/webapps/charter/Overview.html

Regards-
-Doug Schepers
W3C Team Contact, SVG and WebApps WGs
Received on Friday, 12 February 2010 17:20:02 GMT

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