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Re: Comments on "Authorizing Read Access to XML Content Using the <?access-control?> Processing Instruction 1.0"

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2005 01:46:00 +0000 (UTC)
To: Brad Porter <brad@tellme.com>
Cc: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, www-voice@w3.org, public-webapi@w3.org, public-appformats@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0512060127540.7669@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

[please keep me on the cc list as I am not on the www-voice mailing list]

Brad Porter wrote:
> We have found the access-control PI to be extremely useful; especially 
> useful for AJAX-enabled browsing.
> The Voice Browser Working Group has no plans to publish this as a 
> Recommendation.  We decided that, as a general security mechanism, it 
> fell out-of-scope of the Working Group's Charter to spend the effort to 
> take to Recommendation.
> If you would like to champion this within other working groups, we'd be 
> happy to help.

We would indeed like to move this spec forward. It is not yet clear which 
working group we would be doing this under. I am not (yet) a member of the 
groups Bjoern mentions, though they do seem appropriate.

While we work out which group to do this under, would it be possible for 
us to begin work on fixing the various problems that we have noticed?

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