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[whatwg] Installable web apps

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 16:27:10 +0200
Message-ID: <op.veanrkck64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Thu, 27 May 2010 18:22:03 +0200, Aaron Boodman <aa at google.com> wrote:
> On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 5:09 AM, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au>  
> wrote:
>> <meta name="application-name" content="...">
> You're right -- that one does exist already within the page. And it is
> a shame to waste these existing features.
> The more I think about it, the more I start to agree that just using
> the <meta> and <link> tags we already have (with perhaps one addition
> for permissions), could work.
> Let me think about it some more.

I think if we do more things it would make more sense to build them on top  
of <html manifest> rather than creating some new kind of JSON-based format  
that needs to be separately fetched.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 14 June 2010 07:27:10 UTC

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