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[whatwg] Installed Apps

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2009 18:53:58 -0600
Message-ID: <BC49913F-9473-4D9E-BED6-5815F4A0B9F0@apple.com>

On Jul 27, 2009, at 6:42 PM, Robert O'Callahan wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 6:50 AM, Michael Davidson <mpd at google.com>  
> wrote:
> As mentioned in earlier discussions about persistent workers,
> permissioning UI is a major issue.
>
> Indeed, the most difficult issue here is security and the  
> permissions UI, which you haven't addressed at all.
>
> Currently, when you close a browser tab, the application in that tab  
> is gone. This is a very important user expectation that we can't  
> just break.

I share this concern. Violating this expectation seems like it could  
be a vector for malware, in a way that a permissions dialog would not  
meaningfully address.

Regards,
Maciej

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