[whatwg] Installed Apps

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Mon Jul 27 17:53:58 PDT 2009

On Jul 27, 2009, at 6:42 PM, Robert O'Callahan wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 6:50 AM, Michael Davidson <mpd at google.com>  
> wrote:
> As mentioned in earlier discussions about persistent workers,
> permissioning UI is a major issue.
> Indeed, the most difficult issue here is security and the  
> permissions UI, which you haven't addressed at all.
> Currently, when you close a browser tab, the application in that tab  
> is gone. This is a very important user expectation that we can't  
> just break.

I share this concern. Violating this expectation seems like it could  
be a vector for malware, in a way that a permissions dialog would not  
meaningfully address.


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