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Re: text/sandboxed-html

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Thu, 10 Jun 2010 17:24:36 -0400
Message-ID: <AANLkTilptG21Kx3BpvSzi46X6vAR7cq1v9EAfgUF81Gx@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Cc: Artur Adib <arturadib@gmail.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, public-html@w3.org, Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 5:21 PM, Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com> wrote:

> I guess I don't understand the transition plan.  Would we eventually
> remove support for plug-ins that don't understand sandboxing?  If not,
> couldn't an attacker always use XYZ random plug-in to break the
> security properties?


Users that don't have XYZ random plugin installed (i.e. almost all users)
would be protected.

Rob
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