Re: [widgets] Making config.xml mandatory

I think the TAG's finding on authoritative metadata is germane here;


On Mon, Mar 9, 2009 at 8:36 AM, Marcos Caceres <> wrote:
> Opera would like to make the config file in widgets packages
> mandatory. Our rationale is that having at least one  config.xml file
> at the root of the widget give a sure way to identify a zip archive as
> a widget; otherwise arbitrary zip packages with an index.html could be
> fed to a widget engine and would run with the security privileges of a
> widget.
> Kind regards,
> Marcos
> --
> Marcos Caceres

Received on Tuesday, 10 March 2009 14:48:57 UTC