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Re: [widgets] HTML5 dependency blocking Widget Interface Proposed Recommendation

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2012 09:04:00 -0600
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+ea1CT4XmBC_GVBr=oxHO8iadjhgfbZdd1-qZrYq5e+uQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
Cc: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, Philippe Le H├ęgaret <plh@w3.org>, Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 9:02 AM, Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Thursday, 19 April 2012 at 15:58, Glenn Adams wrote:
>
> >
> > On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 7:06 AM, Marcos Caceres <
> marcosscaceres@gmail.com (mailto:marcosscaceres@gmail.com)> wrote:
> > > On Thursday, 19 April 2012 at 13:48, Arthur Barstow wrote:
> > > > Marcos - would you please enumerate the CR's uses of HTML5 and state
> > > > whether each usage is to a stable part of HTML5?
> > >
> > > 3. "When getting or setting the preferences attribute, if the origin
> of a widget instance is mutable (e.g., if the user agent allows
> document.domain to be dynamically changed), then the user agent must
> perform the preference-origin security check. The concept of origin is
> defined in [HTML]."
> > > Origin is concept that is well understood - as is the same origin
> policy used by browsers.
> >
> >
> > TWI [1] does not define "the origin of a widget instance".
> That's because they are not bound to any particular URI scheme. Just to
> some origin.
> > Nor does HTML5. It is also confusing to say that HTML5 defines the
> 'concept of origin', given that it normatively refers to The Web Origin
> Concept [2]. TWI needs to be more specific about what aspect of Origin is
> being referenced and where that specific aspect is defined.
>
> As there are no interoperability issues, I don't agree the TWI spec needs
> to be updated any further. It's just a simple spec and any further
> clarifications would just be academic.
> >
> > [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/CR-widgets-apis-20111213/
> > [2] http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6454
>

in that case, please record an objection on my part
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