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Re: Fall back strategy for manifest

From: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2014 10:24:15 +0100
Message-ID: <52E7773F.6010707@w3.org>
To: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>, Domenic Denicola <domenic@domenicdenicola.com>
CC: "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
On 27/01/2014 22:16 , Marcos Caceres wrote:
> Also, I'm told that using the HTML doesn't work as nicely with
> packaged apps, when compared to the JSON file. The JSON gives a inert
> resource where the UA can find metadata about an app without needing
> to scrape or run the HTML.

I agree with Ted's proposal, but FWIW where metadata extraction is 
concerned it should not be considered a problem to process HTML as if it 
were an inert resource as well. Anyone setting metadata in script 
deserves to be ignored. Sure enough it's more costly than processing 
JSON, but inertness oughtn't be a reason — it can be specified.

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
Received on Tuesday, 28 January 2014 09:24:28 UTC

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