Re: [widgets] P&C, assertion in wrong spec

On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 11:29 AM, Robin Berjon<> wrote:
> On Aug 30, 2009, at 18:54 , Marcos Caceres wrote:
>>>> Oh yeah, explaining why would help:) Like with the UI product from the
>>>> prev email, this UA does not execute or deal with scripts. It only
>>>> deals with processing config.xml and zip files. It should not behave
>>>> as a policy enforcement point.
>>> I think this requirement isn't appropriate for what we should consider a
>>> strict P+C UA. As such, this bug could be addressed in a number of ways
>>> including making the text non-normative, removing the text from the spec,
>>> etc.
>>> The text could also be included in a document that describes or defines a
>>> Widget [runtime] User Agent.
>> I've requested that Robin add this text to the Widget URI spec. I
>> think this text should live there for now, until we see if we have
>> enough requirements to make a Widget UA spec.
> Actually I think that the two issues should be kept separate. This may have
> a room in the WURI spec because it's about enforcing access rules for
> certain URIs.
> I tend to think that the WUA spec is different: it's what you conform to if
> you're a UA. It would include some UI shoulds, and arguably a pointer to all
> the specs in the family (i.e. it could be the profile spec).

Yes, exactly. We've (the WG) have had this in mind for a long time.
We've just never got around to putting the new spec together. Anyway,
lets finish the core functionality and then move onto the UI

Marcos Caceres

Received on Monday, 31 August 2009 10:25:21 UTC