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Re: Widgets and :context

From: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jul 2008 10:44:48 +0200
To: "Andrew Fedoniouk" <news@terrainformatica.com>
Cc: "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uehbwyipwxe0ny@pc094.coreteam.oslo.opera.com>

On Thu, 17 Jul 2008 20:31:13 +0200, Andrew Fedoniouk  
<news@terrainformatica.com> wrote:

> 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".

Assuming I understand you correctly, then yes. The Widgets spec at W3C is  
about a way to package web standards-based applications to use them as  
locally installed applications.



Charles McCathieNevile  Opera Software, Standards Group
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