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From Ally Ogilvie <aogil...@wizcorp.jp>
Subject Re: SysApps Working Group, Day 1 Summary
Date Thu, 11 Apr 2013 07:34:06 GMT
Thanks (I just found this thread in my inbox) !


On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 4:28 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:

> Here are the minutes / IRC log from day one:
>
> http://www.w3.org/2013/04/09-sysapps-minutes.html
>
>
> On 4/9/13 5:35 PM, "Filip Maj" <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
>
> >Day one of three days of meetings. I'll summarize what was discussed and
> >how Cordova fits in. As always if anyone here has anything they would like
> >me to raise specifically with the group let me know.
> >
> >For reference the agenda is here:
> >http://www.w3.org/wiki/System_Applications:_1st_F2F_Meeting_Agenda
> >
> >General inquiries about Cordova included:
> >- Wong Suk (co chair of the group, works for Samsung) very interested in
> >using Cordova as a prototyping/feedback platform for W3C apis. I was very
> >happy to hear this!
> >- Also overheard some folk from Samsung say, essentially, Bada is done,
> >but I am paraphrasing here.
> >- Got beat up a bit about Cordova's lack of participation in the W3C.
> >Moving
> >forward I'll try be more diligent about bringing our community's feedback
> >into the standards discussion. Good point made to me was that even if a
> >draft has changed and the feedback may not be applicable to a current
> >draft of an API (I.e. Contacts), providing feedback is still useful (were
> >the standards decisions validated or not?).
> >
> >Specific topics covered, and my take on how they relate to Cordova:
> >
> >- Main focus: runtime and security model for packaged and hosted web
> >applications [1].
> >  - Cordova currently uses config.xml. There was interest in the group
> >about what Cordova's future w.r.t. To describing app metadata was. My
> >answer was: eventually I see us moving to the SysApps application manifest
> >[2].
> >  - Interesting and relevant to our interests: app: URI [3]. A nice URI
> >abstraction for referencing in-package assets. Solves some of the in-app
> >File URL issues that have come up in the past for Cordova. Between app:
> >URIs and PERSISTENT / TEMPORARY LocalFileSystem references, I think we've
> >got all file system access use cases covered.
> >  - There is a document in the works covering security use cases and
> >trying to draft requirements/policies around the runtime's security model
> >[4].
> >- Secondary foci: alarm and raw socket APIs. Not sure if that¹s super
> >relevant to our current work, but hey, it's there. Will do my best to put
> >more focus on APIs that are asked about more often by our community in the
> >coming days (web capabilities, push notification).
> >  - Alarm api draft [5].
> >  - Raw sockets api draft [6].
> >
> >[1] http://runtime.sysapps.org/
> >[2] http://runtime.sysapps.org/#application-manifest
> >[3] http://appuri.sysapps.org/
> >[4] http://notes.sysapps.org/security-requirements/
> >[5] http://sysapps.github.io/sysapps/proposals/alarm/Overview.html
> >[6] http://raw-sockets.sysapps.org/
> >
>
>


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