W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-webapps@w3.org > April to June 2009

Re: [widgets] Public keys in widgets URI scheme?

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Wed, 27 May 2009 11:37:53 -0700
Message-ID: <7789133a0905271137p7f92cdddwa5e4b2b1c8a70891@mail.gmail.com>
To: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
Cc: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 11:24 AM, Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org> wrote:
> While I really like the "public-key-as-origin" idea, I wonder whether the
> most conservative path for the current round of widget specifications isn't
> to just stick to the random per-instance (!) origin, and relax later.

Do widgets not plan to make use of localStorage?  This seems useful,
for example, in a weather widget, to store the list of ZIP codes that
the user wants to see the weather for.  With a random per-instance
origin, the widget won't be able to access its localStorage from its
last invocation.

Received on Wednesday, 27 May 2009 18:38:46 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 18:12:53 UTC