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Re: [manifest] Update and call for review

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Wed, 28 May 2014 10:39:08 +0200
Message-ID: <CADnb78jFLAxNdwizN4F3XDc7Yt71oHGVxRYr2RS1_r3=KR+6HQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ben Francis <bfrancis@mozilla.com>
Cc: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Tue, May 27, 2014 at 3:25 PM, Ben Francis <bfrancis@mozilla.com> wrote:
> As per our conversation in IRC, something else I'd like to highlight is the
> fact that in the current version of the spec any web site can host an app
> manifest for any web app. That means for example that I could create my own
> app store for web apps and provide a listing for a GMail app which users can
> add to their homescreen, without any involvement from Google.
> It would be good to hear some opinions on whether it is a good thing or a
> bad thing that manifests don't have to be served from the same origin as the
> web app itself.

I don't understand this. That would you mean you'd have to modify the
content of Gmail to point to this manifest. That sounds bad.

Received on Wednesday, 28 May 2014 08:39:35 UTC

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