Commit c20d96f5 authored by Marcio Galli's avatar Marcio Galli
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Updates to align with new view which Chromeless, 0.2, gives more focus to...

Updates to align with new view which Chromeless, 0.2, gives more focus to general desktop apps with browser like behavior.
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## Design Overview
The main goal of chromeless is to explore authoring a browser interface
in HTML. The chromeless "platform" provides tools to run a browser that looks
like a native application, but where all of the look and feel, and many of the
Chromeless can be used to created desktop applications using HTML,
and related web technologies. In version 0.1, the original goal was a focus
towards authoring a browser-like applications in HTML. That is still valid, however,
now you can also use Chromeless to create all sorts of apps that can be executed like
a native application, but where all of the look and feel, and many of the
behaviors are defined by HTML, CSS, and javascript provided by the developer.
This "browser HTML" is basically a normal webpage, but with several important differences:
This "main app HTML" is basically a normal webpage, but with several important differences:
* The HTML file has access to a 'window.require()' function that it can use to
access new APIs that give it increased priviledges.
* (untrusted) Web content can be rendered inside iframes which are children of the
top level "browser HTML". This content cannot tell its rendered inside an iframe,
and has no special access.
top level "main app HTML". This content cannot tell its rendered inside an iframe,
and has no special access to the main app context.
* Several new events and conventions are introduced. For instance, the title of the
top level browser HTML is the name of the running process (not yet implemented),
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