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Re: Web Apps -- requirements for installation and management

From: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2011 13:45:06 -0500
Message-Id: <E65845F6-075A-4DB9-A593-EEF7447377A1@opera.com>
Cc: TAG List <www-tag@w3.org>, Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
To: Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>

cc: marcos caceres

Le 8 févr. 2011 à 13:24, Tim Berners-Lee a écrit :
> As the Web Apps is becoming a seriously valuable cross-platform computing platform, we need to standardize as quickly as possible a large amount of functionality which developers 

many things you mentioned are done right done with W3C Widgets [1] specification and one implementation of it is the add-on of Opera [2]. There is definitely room for improvements. 

The W3C Widget spec uses HTML5+WebAPI+javascript common apis and makes it super easy to develop extensions [3] for the browser.

It would be interesting to take your list and see what's missing right now and what has already been implemented. For examples things like auto-updates are already possible. [4]

[1]: http://www.w3.org/TR/widgets/
[2]: https://addons.opera.com/
[3]: http://www.opera.com/addons/extensions/develop/
[4]: http://dev.opera.com/articles/view/distributing-opera-extensions-and-auto-updates/

Karl Dubost - http://dev.opera.com/
Developer Relations & Tools, Opera Software
Received on Tuesday, 8 February 2011 18:45:42 UTC

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