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Re: Mozilla introduced a native app interface (and some more)

From: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2016 10:28:09 +0100
To: public-hb-secure-services@w3.org
Cc: Martin Paljak <martin@martinpaljak.net>, Anders Rundgren <anders.rundgren.net@gmail.com>
Message-ID: <3023233.EpgCg4p59V@hegel>
On Wednesday, 9 November 2016 07:37:35 CET Martin Paljak wrote:
> As FF introduced working native messaging support and Edge is coming out
> with the same in January, the problem is "solved" for desktop browsers.
> Efforts should be made to come up with a domain specific interface on top
> of this, so that we could reduce fragmentation, at least what concerns
> PKI-rooted applications.

"Solved" looks different to me. I consider it "hackable" by sniffing all around 
and sending the right native code to the linux/apple/windows box. But the web 
is much larger than those three OS. 
> 
> The gray area is still mobile platforms...

There, I predict a development that will just use the usual android/ios only 
thing that will force everybody into the eco-system with additional 
governmental power. 

 --Rigo


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