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Re: [proximity, light] Dispatching events at objects (was: Please confirm DAP comment resolution)

From: Anssi Kostiainen <anssi.kostiainen@nokia.com>
Date: Wed, 6 Feb 2013 18:07:59 +0200
Cc: ext Rick Waldron <waldron.rick@gmail.com>, Doug Turner <dougt@mozilla.com>, ext Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Message-Id: <CAFB181A-8925-48C7-84E6-04804096BCAB@nokia.com>
To: Frederick Hirsch <Frederick.Hirsch@nokia.com>, "public-device-apis public-device-apis@w3.org" <public-device-apis@w3.org>
Hi all,

On 31.1.2013, at 10.44, ext Anssi Kostiainen wrote:


> [[
> On a related note, here's an idea how this could be altered to improve privacy:
> Dispatch these events only at the top-level browsing context's Window object, and if loosened a bit from there, at any nested browsing context's Window object whose Document object has the same origin as the top-level browsing context's Document.
> This would allow these events to be dispatched only within iframes and frames in a frameset that have the same origin as the top-level browsing context's Document. Lose some use cases, gain some privacy protection.
> ]]


I'm hearing no support for the above proposal for improving the *current* design, other than Anne saying:

"Interesting idea. I don't really feel strongly either way here."

So it seems we'll keep the spec as is for now.

Frederick - I assume you'll update the LC tracker?

Received on Wednesday, 6 February 2013 16:13:41 UTC

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