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Re: BUG 8818 - lack of rationale

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2010 08:31:51 -0800
Cc: Shelley Powers <shelleypowers@burningbird.net>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-id: <26489757-E654-40EC-B28C-A4EDFB9C817A@apple.com>
To: Kornel Lesinski <kornel@geekhood.net>

On Feb 14, 2010, at 7:32 AM, Kornel Lesinski wrote:

>
> My rationale for inclusion/keeping srcdoc in the spec:
>
> * It's easier to use. Compared to sandbox without src, srcdoc  
> requires less changes to server-side applications that generate  
> markup. Applications can continue to generate entire page as a  
> single response rather than having to split page into many separate  
> documents.
>
> * It's safer. It allows secure use of sandbox without having to set  
> appropriate MIME types for responses. Based on experience with  
> XHTML, MIME types are not widely understood by authors and often  
> ignored or used inappropriately.
>
> * It's faster. On broadband connections number of requests is very  
> important factor of site's performance, often more important than  
> size of the document itself. Unlike sandbox with src, srcdoc does  
> not increase required number of requests.

It would be fine to paste this in as the rationale or even just link  
to this message in the archives.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Sunday, 14 February 2010 16:32:25 GMT

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