As many of you already know, Opera with it’s version 9.0 introduced technology called Widgets. What is also obvious, Gecko has everything needed to display such “Widgets”. Some time ago, in a comment on Quiris blog I predicted that it won’t take long to make it happen on Gecko.
Then, during XTech, Benjamin Smedberg presented talk about future of Web apps, and mentioned that the SVG, stylish clock in the top right corner of his screen is launched in XulRunner.
So, here we have next step of this story. Two days ago Benjamin posted on mozilla.dev.apps.firefox a proposition for standarizing Widgets around Opera’s API (with some modifications), and via WHATWG.