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Re: [Fwd: About include/excludeiripattern]

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 05 Jan 2009 11:55:06 +0100
To: "Phil Archer" <phil@philarcher.org>
Cc: "Charles McCathieNevile" <chaals@opera.com>, "Arthur Barstow" <art.barstow@nokia.com>, "Public POWDER" <public-powderwg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.um95x4gx64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Mon, 05 Jan 2009 10:32:13 +0100, Phil Archer <phil@philarcher.org>  
> A long, long time ago [1], the POWDER WG had an exchange with Art  
> concerning WAF Access Control. The end result was that we incorporated  
> direct support for the same syntax in POWDER grouping [2], i.e.
> access-item    ::= (scheme "://")? domain-pattern (":" port)? | "*"  
> domain-pattern ::= domain | "*." domain
> But, an eagle-eyed member of the group has spotted that the current  
> draft (to which we refer) does not support this any more [3].
> Do we take it that this syntax is no longer supported by your WG?
> [1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-powderwg/2007Jul/0004.html
> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-powder-grouping-20081114/#wild
> [3] http://www.w3.org/TR/access-control/#syntax

My apologies for not notifying your WG, I forgot there was a dependency.  
After thinking through the use cases we are designing for, we decided upon  
a much simpler model. I realize this new model not work well for you and  
hope you can find something that does (maybe by simply copying our old  

Kind regards,

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 5 January 2009 10:55:59 GMT

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