[whatwg] More thoughts about custom widgets

Olav Junker Kjær olav at olav.dk
Tue Nov 23 09:02:35 PST 2004

Jim Ley wrote:
 > Why not just require XBL, what's the point of all this customization,
 > when XBL already has the ability?

My intention was that it should be possible (and relatively easy) to 
write cross-platform widgets which would hook into the WF2 
implementation in any browser that supported WF2.

Cross-browser basically means vanilla javascript (and DOM level 0.5) - 
no htc, xbl, scriptlets or other browser-specific extension mechanisms, 
as cool as they may be. (Of course an extension model should not exclude 
people from using platform-specific extensions if they wish.)

Olav Junker Kjær

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