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Fwd: Widget related Recommendations are now W3C Obsolete Recommendations

From: Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 22:48:06 +0100
To: public-webapps@w3.org
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Subject: Widget related Recommendations are now W3C Obsolete Recommendations
Resent-Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 13:11:08 +0000
Resent-From: chairs@w3.org
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 21:10:58 +0800
From: Xueyuan <xueyuan@w3.org>
To: w3c-ac-forum@w3.org
CC: chairs@w3.org


Dear Advisory Committee Representative,
Chairs,

The following documents are now W3C Obsolete Recommendations:

Packaged Web Apps (Widgets) - Packaging and XML Configuration (Second 
Edition)
W3C Recommendation 27 November 2012
obsoleted 11 October 2018
https://www.w3.org/TR/2018/OBSL-widgets-20181011/

Widget Access Request Policy
W3C Recommendation 7 February 2012
obsoleted 11 October 2018
https://www.w3.org/TR/2018/OBSL-widgets-access-20181011/

Widget Interface
W3C Recommendation 31 October 2013
obsoleted 11 October 2018
https://www.w3.org/TR/2018/OBSL-widgets-apis-20181011/

XML Digital Signatures for Widgets
W3C Recommendation 18 April 2013
obsoleted 11 October 2018
https://www.w3.org/TR/2018/OBSL-widgets-digsig-20181011/

The 'view-mode' Media Feature
W3C Recommendation 19 June 2012
obsoleted 11 October 2018
https://www.w3.org/TR/2018/OBSL-view-mode-20181011/

The SoTD now contains:
[[
The Widget specifications became W3C Recommendations in 2012-2013. They 
were designed to enable interactive single purpose application for 
displaying and/or updating local data or data on the Web, packaged in a 
way to allow a single download and installation on a user's machine or 
mobile device.

Since 2013, Widgets has had limited deployment and its usage has been 
reduced since then. Service Workers and Web App Manifest are considered 
to provide better solutions nowadays.
]]

All Members who responded to the Call for Review [1] showed support.

This announcement follows section 7.1.2 [2] of the W3C Process Document.

Thank you,

For Tim Berners-Lee, Director,
Ralph Swick, Architecture and Technology Lead, and
Philippe Le Hégaret, Project Management Lead;
Xueyuan Jia, W3C Marketing & Communications

[1] https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-ac-members/2018JulSep/0035.html
[2] https://www.w3.org/2018/Process-20180201/#ACReviewAfter
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