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Re: Widgets and :context

From: Andrew Fedoniouk <news@terrainformatica.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2008 11:31:13 -0700
Message-ID: <487F8FF1.3000101@terrainformatica.com>
To: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
CC: "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>

Marcos Caceres wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
>> Andrew Fedoniouk wrote:
>> Just wondering - is there any correlation between these two efforts:
>> Widgets 1.0 (Requirements)
>> http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-widgets-reqs-20080625/
>> The Contextual Selector/<style scoped>:
>> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-archive/2008Jul/att-0019/Overview.html
>> Or at least an intent to see such correlation?
> I'm sorry, but I'm not sure I really understand what you are asking?
> Is there any particular requirement in the requirements doc you are
> referring to? The only correlation I can see is that Widgets may one
> day package HTML5 apps.
That is what I thought: widgets if used as components on some page 
behave as a micro documents - fragments
of the DOM with local style systems rooted to the widget. But it seems 
that this is not the case - that Widgets are
more about free floating frames that live in top level windows on 
desktop(?), something like Konfabulator "desktoplets".

Andrew Fedoniouk.

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