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Re: URL parsing in HTML5

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 04 Nov 2011 17:13:36 +0100
Message-ID: <4EB40F30.20603@gmx.de>
To: bethrobson@gmail.com
CC: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, "public-iri@w3.org" <public-iri@w3.org>, public-html-comments@w3.org, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "Paul Cotton (pcotton@microsoft.com)" <pcotton@microsoft.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>, Adam Barth <ietf@adambarth.com>, Edward O'Connor <ted@oconnor.cx>
On 2011-11-04 16:59, Elisabeth Robson wrote:
> Sorry, joining the conversation a bit late, can you explain more
> specifically what you mean by URIs "leaking" in this context?
> ...

With "leaking" we mean that once an identifier "works" inside an HTML 
link, it's likely to surface in other protocol elements (such as HTTP 
Location header field) or API parameters (such as XmlHttpRequest).

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 4 November 2011 16:21:01 UTC

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