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[whatwg] Installable web apps

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Jun 2010 10:47:43 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTile0R1PGsFni57pP_Cfn5nQ567hWk21gwQuPTX2@mail.gmail.com>
On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 4:17 AM, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen at iki.fi> wrote:
> "Aaron Boodman (?)" <aa at google.com> wrote:
>> If we add paths to the mix, we can do this. Applications on the same
>> origin can circumvent it if they want, but why would they? SOP
>> already
>> guarantees that apps on the same origin are friendly and cooperate
>> with each other. That doesn't mean it isn't useful for the UA to know
>> which one is which.
>
> I have to wonder why Google needs the browser team to solve this instead of having the Reader team relocate their stuff to reader.google.com (like maps.google.com is located already).

Last time I asked about this, the answer I got was that there were
performance and branding considerations around whether to host an app
on www or on a dedicated subdomain.  For security, putting each app on
a separate subdomain is a win.

Adam
Received on Tuesday, 8 June 2010 10:47:43 UTC

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