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Re: HTTPbis and the Same Origin Policy

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 17:16:49 +0100
Message-ID: <4B0D5871.3080507@gmx.de>
To: Tyler Close <tyler.close@gmail.com>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Julian Reschke wrote:
> Tyler Close wrote:
>> AFAICT, HTTPbis says nothing about the Same Origin Policy (SOP), yet
>> this policy is a major constraint on the behavior of many HTTP user
>> agents, restricting what HTTP requests can be sent and what HTTP
>> responses can be delivered. SOP is not defined by any standard. Should
>> HTTPbis step up?
>> ...
> 
> Well, HTTPbis (as WG and set of specs) is really constrained in what 
> we're doing, see <http://www.ietf.org/dyn/wg/charter/httpbis-charter>. 
> And that's a good thing, because an open-ended charter would make it 
> likely that we never finish.
> 
> That being said, defining this in a spec probably *is* a good idea. Did 
> you just volunteer? Note that to produce a spec you actual IETF WG is 
> required.

s/you/no/

Br, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 25 November 2009 16:17:28 GMT

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