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RE: How to serialize Origin (Cross Document Messaging)

From: Sunava Dutta <sunavad@windows.microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2008 16:14:05 -0700
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: "public-html-comments@w3.org" <public-html-comments@w3.org>, IE8 Core AJAX SWAT Team <ieajax@microsoft.com>
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Thanks! I see the change in the diff'd files from the previous edition and this (including the WHATWG link you sent) in HTML 5.0. Good to see this called out.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ian Hickson [mailto:ian@hixie.ch]
> Sent: Monday, August 18, 2008 2:01 PM
> To: Sunava Dutta
> Cc: public-html-comments@w3.org; IE8 Core AJAX SWAT Team
> Subject: Re: How to serialize Origin (Cross Document Messaging)
>
> On Mon, 18 Aug 2008, Sunava Dutta wrote:
> >
> > It seems that Firefox 3 aligns more close with HTML 5.0 here, i.e, it
> > does not return a trailing backslash. It's probably worth clarifying
> > that "Origin" as defined by HTML 5.0 is not a URI and it would be
> good
> > to have guidelines on how to serialize "Origin" so it can be
> > consistently used inside Javascript.
>
> The definition of postMessage(), in step 5:
>
>    http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-
> work/multipage/comms.html#posting
>
> ...links to the definition of "The Unicode serialization of an origin":
>
>    http://www.whatwg.org/specs/web-apps/current-
> work/multipage/browsers.html#unicode
>
> ...which defines the exact string that must be given in the "origin"
> attribute of the MessageEvent object.
>
> HTH,
> --
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