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Re: [widgets] HTML5 dependency blocking Widget Interface Proposed Recommendation

From: Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2012 09:57:05 -0600
Message-ID: <CACQ=j+fK_17bdoL-i9=+itNiysLRztBCiAMDVM5GQak-DkvMYQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Cc: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>, Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, Philippe Le H├ęgaret <plh@w3.org>, Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 9:49 AM, Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com> wrote:

> On Thursday, 19 April 2012 at 16:14, Marcos Caceres wrote:
> > On Thursday, 19 April 2012 at 16:11, Glenn Adams wrote:
> >
> > > > in that case, please record an objection on my part
> > > just to be clear, I mean an objection to publishing as PR unless this
> is clarified; i believe this is an issue because the concept and use of
> origin is (1) very complex and (2) thus prone to misinterpretation; for
> example, it is not well recognized that HTML5 itself does not require a UA
> to send an Origin header in a URL request (see [3])
> > Yes, but those are issue of RFC6454 and the HTML5 spec (as well as Web
> Storage). But what does this have to do with Widgets?
> Glenn and I discussed this on IRC. Glenn suggested I add the following to
> the definition of a widget instance:
>  "The origin of a widget instance is the origin of the Document object
> associated with the widget instance's browsing context."
> I agree with Glenns recommendation, so I've go ahead and added that:
> http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/widgets-api/#widget-instance

thanks Marcos, I drop my objection; regarding the reference to HTML5, it
would be an improvement if you could change section 6.5 from:

The concept of origin is defined in


The concept of origin of a Document object is defined in
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