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Re: Request for security review of W3C Manifest spec

From: Mike West <mkwst@google.com>
Date: Mon, 26 May 2014 19:47:47 +0200
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To: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Cc: "public-web-security@w3.org" <public-web-security@w3.org>, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, Kenneth R Christiansen <kenneth.r.christiansen@intel.com>, Anssi Kostiainen <anssi.kostiainen@intel.com>, Mounir Lamouri <mounir@lamouri.fr>, "public-webappsec@w3.org" <public-webappsec@w3.org>

Looping in the Web Application Security WG, who might also be interested in
having a look.


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On Mon, May 26, 2014 at 5:54 PM, Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com> wrote:

> The WebApps WG would like to request a security review of the "Manifest
> for web application" spec [1]. The spec is more or less feature complete
> and early implementations are starting in Gecko and Blink, so we hope it's
> the appropriate time to request this review.
> If possible, please file issues you find in GitHub [2] - otherwise, we can
> discuss here (but please make sure I am CC'd as I'm not subscribed to this
> list! Probably also applies to most people on the CC list).
> Abstract:
> This specification defines a JSON-based manifest, which provides
> developers with a centralized place to put metadata associated with a web
> application. This includes, but is not limited to, the web application's
> name, links to icons, as well as the preferred URL to open when a user
> launches the web application. The manifest also allows developers to
> declare a default orientation for their web application, as well as
> providing the ability to set the display mode for the application (e.g., in
> fullscreen).
> We look forward to your feedback.
> [1] http://w3c.github.io/manifest/
> [2] https://github.com/w3c/manifest/issues
> --
> Marcos Caceres
Received on Monday, 26 May 2014 17:48:36 UTC

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