[whatwg] Application deployment

Robert O'Callahan robert at ocallahan.org
Tue Jul 29 00:55:07 PDT 2008

On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 6:21 AM, Kristof Zelechovski
<giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl>wrote:

>  My complaint was about how the jar URL scheme wannabe conceptually
> differs from the schemes we already officially have, not about how ugly it
> is to have two consecutive colons.  It is ugly but it does not matter.  What
> matters is that a scheme is being promoted that is specific to one content
> type, just as the APPLET element is discouraged for the same reason.

Suppose it was called "archive:" instead of "jar:" and the spec was made
open-ended so that other archive types other than ZIP files were permitted.
Would your objection still apply?

> Anyway, it is not obvious at all that linking inside a packaged HTML
> application should be supported.

Multiple entry points to a single application are common.

"He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities;
the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are
healed. We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his
own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all." [Isaiah
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