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RE: Systematic access to media/plugin metadata

From: Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2011 07:17:12 -0700
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>, Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
CC: Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D23D6B9E57D654429A9AB6918CACEAA98059A6002B@NAMBX02.corp.adobe.com>
Henri wrote:
> In order to maintain the confidentiality properties that browsers now
>provide, we can't allow metadata to be read cross-origin without *some*
>participation of the server that serves the image.
>

If I can read the image, I should be able to read the metadata.  Why would you need to restrict the metadata access if you don't restrict the image itself?!?

Leonard

Received on Thursday, 14 April 2011 14:17:48 UTC

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