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Re: [widget] technology/specification name

From: Rich Tibbett <richt@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2011 11:08:48 +0200
Message-ID: <4E045420.8050000@opera.com>
To: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
CC: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>, Scott Wilson <scott.bradley.wilson@gmail.com>, Dave Raggett <dsr@w3.org>, Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>, "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>, Bruce Lawson <brucel@opera.com>
Marcos Caceres wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 1:28 AM, Charles Pritchard<chuck@jumis.com>  wrote:
>> One issue which comes up is that widget is also used in ARIA to describe ui elements.
>>
>> I suspect we'll see apps used ubiquitously; widget seems to e reserved to early experiments in linked apps; apps via iframe.
>>
>> Like many on this thread, I don't have a strong objection against the name. I rather appreciate the thread, it's bringing out more distinctions as to what we're talking about and targeting.
>>
>
> Lets just change it to Packaged Web Apps.
>

Agreed.

I'd couple that with the short-hand term 'web package'.
Received on Friday, 24 June 2011 09:09:37 GMT

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