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Re: [widgets] Widgets URI scheme... it's baaaack!

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 22 May 2009 23:36:24 +0200
To: "Mark Baker" <distobj@acm.org>, "Arve Bersvendsen" <arveb@opera.com>
Cc: marcosc@opera.com, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uucoyynl64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Fri, 22 May 2009 20:21:56 +0200, Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org> wrote:
> Ah, right, I didn't realize it was related to a discussion Marcos and
> I had last year;
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2008OctDec/thread.html#msg50
> I thought he had (somewhat grudgingly) accepted that way (the use of
> relative references) forward, as IIRC, the widget: scheme idea was
> dropped about that time.  Has some new requirement emerged since then
> that makes relative references an undesirable option?

<a>.href is always an absolute URL on getting. Making it something else would be a bad hack and counter to how it has been designed.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 22 May 2009 21:37:10 UTC

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