[whatwg] Application deployment

Charles McCathieNevile chaals at opera.com
Mon Jul 28 10:59:25 PDT 2008

On Sun, 27 Jul 2008 23:05:44 +0200, Philipp Serafin <phil127 at gmail.com>  

> On Sun, Jul 27, 2008 at 8:44 PM, Russell Leggett
> <russell.leggett at gmail.com> wrote:
>> This is a suggestion that is more helpful to larger single page web
>> applications, but could also be very helpful to other resource  
>> intensive web
>> pages. My thought is that it could be extremely helpful to create some  
>> kind
>> of web application deployment format.

> I think for HTML, this is already covered by MHTML
> <http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2557>. The problem here is probably to
> bring more people to implement this one.

That's one common approach. An alternative, which is used to get a bit  
more functionality by people who were thinking the same as you and  
building platforms to do it, is the widget packaging spec -  
http://www.w3.org/tr/widgets (but it isn't developed by WHAT-WG).



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