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Re: Fall back strategy for manifest

From: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 04 Feb 2014 11:55:33 +0100
Message-ID: <52F0C725.1040103@w3.org>
To: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
CC: Domenic Denicola <domenic@domenicdenicola.com>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
On 04/02/2014 11:36 , Marcos Caceres wrote:
> On Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at 9:24 AM, Robin Berjon wrote:
>> Anyone setting metadata in script deserves to be ignored.
>
> This has been bugging me a little bit... won't there be situations
> where one might need to pollyfill this or a future version to support
> legacy user agents? That might mean having to add the metadata after
> the document has loaded through script to get the desired behavior
> through proprietary means or through some other existing mechanism in
> HTML.
>
> If the above holds, then the ability to add things dynamically should
> probably be seen as an ok thing, rather than something that "deserves
> to be ignored", no?

I really don't see what situation could arise in which you would want to 
dynamically fill out <meta> elements providing your application name. I 
think that planning for this is contrived and adds unnecessary complexity.

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Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
Received on Tuesday, 4 February 2014 10:55:45 UTC

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