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Re: App Manifest & API Proposal

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Mon, 14 May 2012 17:47:39 +0100
To: Anant Narayanan <anant@mozilla.com>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <23968B4B4ADB4887B81EB1C6E01AF971@marcosc.com>

On Monday, 14 May 2012 at 17:44, Anant Narayanan wrote:

> We've previously discussed enforcing serving manifests over HTTPS, but
> it may not be appropriate to put this into the spec itself. Different
> user agents may choose to do different things, ranging from disallowing
> installs over HTTP or warning the user before proceeding.

I agree - trying to enface this in the spec would be unhelpful. Would make, for instance, testing really annoying because devs would need to shell out a bunch of money for a static IP and an SSL cert.  

Marcos Caceres
Received on Monday, 14 May 2012 16:48:14 UTC

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