Re: Installing web apps

Hi Tim,  

On Wednesday, 1 February 2012 at 16:42, Tim Berners-Lee wrote:

> Note that when people talk about installation, they often immediately discuss
> packaging and manifest formats, which will need to be defined,

Um… we have a REC for that, remember?
> and for which
> we might have more than one, but is not the crux of the issue -- the crux is
> allowing it access to precious and/or sensitive resources.

Wow, I'm *really* doub-founded (yet) again. Tim, are my emails going to your spam folder or something? Or are you deliberately just ignoring the widget work the W3C already invested 6 years on? We already solved all this stuff in the Widgets specs. I don't know why you keep ignoring them?   

Please go and read:

Please see:

Please see projects like PhoneGap and WAC (that make use of W3C widgets to enable device APIs):


Marcos Caceres

Received on Wednesday, 1 February 2012 20:24:13 UTC