Re: [widgets] Zip vs GZip Tar

On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 1:19 AM, Marcos Caceres <> wrote:
> W3C's widget specs are mature (i.e., most at CR or LC) and the working
> group believes them to be technically sound and, with a few
> extensions, able to meet the use cases of [2] (particularly in light
> of Google using the crx format to package applications - which is more
> or less identical on a conceptual level to the W3C Widget work).

Note: CRX was modified to support this use case. I don't think W3C
widgets would work without similar modifications. Namely the <content>
element would need to support absolute URLs, and a few other similar
changes. I'm not sure what effects this would have on the rest of the
spec, or if it is desirable.

- a

Received on Tuesday, 25 May 2010 08:28:21 UTC