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Re: HTTPbis and the Same Origin Policy

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 13:56:23 -0800
Message-ID: <7789133a0911251356p4a9290ewa577605cc7abce93@mail.gmail.com>
To: Tyler Close <tyler.close@gmail.com>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 1:54 PM, Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com> wrote:
> I think you're confusing two things:
> 1) What is an origin?
> 2) What restrictions ought we to place on cross-origin interactions?

I should also note that the answer to question (2) has very little to
do with HTTP.  For example, the restrictions on interacting with
cross-origin images in an HTML Canvas apply just as well when the HTML
document is retrieved over FTP and the image is retrieved over Gopher.

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