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Re: [widgets] What is the status and plan for Widget URI spec?

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 1 Jul 2011 11:22:53 +0200
Message-ID: <BANLkTi=yEhucdpL8Azqr_OC8fA4HGkGNQQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@gmail.com>
Cc: Arthur Barstow <Art.Barstow@nokia.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 1:44 PM, Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jun 29, 2011, at 16:33 , Arthur Barstow wrote:
>> Robin - what is the status and plan for the Widget URI spec?
>>  http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets-uri/
> The status is that it's hanging on URI scheme registration. I'm afraid that I simply don't have the bandwidth to handle that at this point. My preferred approach would be to skip URI registration and register it after it's successfully deployed as a de facto scheme but that's neither nice nor proper :)
> I get the impression that Marcos wanted to change a few things about it, but otherwise it's workable.

Want to add dereferencing model. Can be a new spec layered on top.
This would still be in scope of the charter, so it would not be an
issue to create a new spec.

>> All - if you have any implementation data for this spec, please let us know.
> Widgeon supports it.

So does Opera widgets and extensions.

Marcos Caceres
Received on Friday, 1 July 2011 09:23:43 UTC

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