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Re: Widget packaging spec: make it clear in the Abstract or Intro that P&C widgets != UI controls

From: timeless <timeless@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 7 Nov 2010 14:16:36 +0100
Message-ID: <AANLkTinZn8GpxJYSUM7fzhq-muKpMWXmguRQk_c4D8YR@mail.gmail.com>
To: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
> This specification standardizes a packaging format and metadata for a class
> of software known as widgets. Unlike traditional user interface widgets (e.g.,
> buttons, input boxes, toolbars, etc.), widgets as specified in this document
> are full-fledged client-side applications that are authored using Web standards
> such as HTML5 and then packaged for distributions.

Minor complaint. I think it's possible to author a widget using things
which are not web standards :).

I don't of course endorse such activity, but i think it is possible.
Received on Sunday, 7 November 2010 13:17:03 UTC

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