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Re: Kick off discussions

From: Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2016 18:31:20 +0100
To: Jonathan Kingston <jkingston@mozilla.com>
Cc: public-browserext@w3.org
Message-ID: <56D9C668.5010508@gmail.com>
On 2016-03-04 18:25, Jonathan Kingston wrote:
> Yup seen those threads before Anders.
>
> I was asking the community group what the next piece of work was really.
 > The groups charter looks as if it was to setup consensus of what an extension might look like, is that still the case?

It appears that Google has more or less set the scene for browser extensions.
Personally I only see a need for combining the Web and App worlds.

If extensions are not 100% compatible they don't provide any value beyond Web2App solutions.

Anders

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> On Fri, Mar 4, 2016 at 5:04 PM, Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com <mailto:anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>> wrote:
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>     On 2016-03-04 16:22, Jonathan Kingston wrote:
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>         Hi I have been following this list for a while and didn't see much activity.
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>         Is there any plan to start to agree upon common functionality within browsers.
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>
>     Who are you asking?
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>     AFAIK the browser vendors intend to deal with extensions outside of the W3C.
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>     Related:
>     http://arewewebextensionsyet.com/
>     https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webappsec/2015Oct/0071.html
>     https://github.com/w3c/webpayments/issues/42#issuecomment-166705416
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>     Thanx,
>     Anders
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>
>         Thanks
>         Jonathan
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