RE: New manifest spec - ready for FPWD?

On Tue Nov 26 04:02 PM, Marcos Caceres wrote:
> Over the last few weeks, a few of us folks in the Web Mob IG have been
> investigating the use cases and requirements for bookmarking web apps to
> home
> screen. The output of that research  is this living document:


Would seem useful to add: MAY provide the application version number.

> That (ongoing) research is helping to inform the manifest spec. A bunch
> of us
> have been working together on IRC, twitter, etc. on a new
> version of the manifest
> spec:


Any thoughts on adding on 'app' tag? Why is the manifest in JSON?

 <app name="Best News!" version="1.1" manifest=""/>

That way the platform knows this 'app' can be "versioned" and can choose to update the application or ask the user what to do.

Received on Wednesday, 27 November 2013 13:36:43 UTC