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Re: web+ and registerProtocolHandler

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2012 09:21:49 +1000
Cc: Stephen Farrell <stephen.farrell@cs.tcd.ie>, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, "Martin J. Dürst" <duerst@it.aoyama.ac.jp>, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter@stpeter.im>, "michel@suignard.com" <michel@suignard.com>, "tony@att.com" <tony@att.com>, "plh@w3.org" <plh@w3.org>, "adil@diwan.com" <adil@diwan.com>, "robin@berjon.com" <robin@berjon.com>, "ted.ietf@gmail.com" <ted.ietf@gmail.com>, "John O'Conner" <jooconne@adobe.com>, "presnick@qualcomm.com" <presnick@qualcomm.com>, "chris@lookout.net" <chris@lookout.net>, "public-ietf-w3c@w3.org" <public-ietf-w3c@w3.org>
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To: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>

On 17/09/2012, at 6:55 AM, Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com> wrote:

>> I don't really know enough to be against it myself but
>> it does sound like a bad security idea from the mails I've
>> seen pass by so count me amongst those concerned about
>> this.
> 
> I'd caution you about forming an opinion after having heard only one
> side of the issue.

So, let's hear the other side; we're listening. 

As Chris said a few days ago, it'd be helpful to see an end-to-end use case, to give some context.

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