[whatwg] Installed Apps

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Wed Jul 29 11:28:13 PDT 2009

On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 12:54 PM, Drew Wilson<atwilson at google.com> wrote:
> My understanding (when I looked at Prism a while back) was that it was
> essentially no different than a desktop shortcut that ran the page in a
> separate profile. Has this changed?

It runs a webpage in a separate process, in a special environment with
minimal chrome, elevated privileges and a few other changes from a

Running in a separate process means that it's not affected by browser
closings or crashes.

On the wishlist for features is the ability to have a taskbar icon
with balloon popups.


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