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Re: [Push] one or many

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2014 08:56:53 +0200
Message-ID: <CADnb78gB3JPLr5BJTfpo69YpsW0F11_Z+K2iqzwvxfK1mw8Y5g@mail.gmail.com>
To: "SULLIVAN, BRYAN L" <bs3131@att.com>
Cc: Michael van Ouwerkerk <mvanouwerkerk@google.com>, Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>, "public-webapps@w3c.org" <public-webapps@w3c.org>
On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 10:10 PM, SULLIVAN, BRYAN L <bs3131@att.com> wrote:
> This is one of those semantics rabbit-holes that I request we avoid. The
> term webapp is well-known (>5m hits on google in the common forms “webapp”
> “web app”, etc).
> In comparison, “web page” is probably a more amorphous and anachronistic
> term and provides less valuable context for the user/developer of specs. The
> web is a distributed application framework. In “modern” terms it serves apps
> that are implemented using web tech (the essential meaning of “webapp”).

Again, it is not about it being known or anything, it is about using a
term that is void of meaning.

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