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Re: CORS Proxy

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2012 22:12:36 -0400
Message-ID: <4FF79B14.9030300@openlinksw.com>
To: public-rww@w3.org
On 7/6/12 8:02 PM, Michael Hausenblas wrote:
>> Looking forward to some opinions, and sorry if this sounds too
>> negative or unrelated to your service announcement. I _appreciate_ any
>> and all efforts towards enable-cors.org!
> +1 and yes, I've noted this service (when I saw Henry's announcement) for the next update on the enable-cors.org site which I hopefully get done this weekend.
>
> In addition I'm very much interested in testing it as I recently discovered that the LinkedGeoData SPARQL endpoint that I use for madr [1] has due to whatever reasons dropped CORS support and so I need a fallback for that ;)

Michael,

You should ping Soren and co about that. It's a matter of adding "*" to 
an input field re. the config UI of a Virtuoso SPARQL endpoint. 
Sometimes, upgrades inadvertently have the "*" removed which can give 
the impression that CORs support has been dropped.

Kinglsey
>
> Cheers,
> 	   Michael
>
> [1] https://github.com/mhausenblas/madr
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> On 7 Jul 2012, at 00:56, Thomas Steiner wrote:
>
>> [pruned to: list, added CORS-enabled folks I know]
>>
>> Hi Henry,
>>
>> Thanks for putting this service online (in the form of source code)
>> and also to the folks over at data.fm for making it actually available
>> as a publicly callable service. Services like YQL allow you to turn
>> any website in a JSON-P API, which—while less elegant—in practice
>> serves the same purpose as CORS: "overcome" the SOP. I have used YQL
>> widely in some of my Linked Data apps, however, always have hit the
>> call limit per time unit. Even on my private hosted server (1&1, so a
>> hoster with a name), where I used to host a PHP proxy, I have hit some
>> of their DDoS triggers, so after a while started returning 500 errors.
>>
>> Do you have a solution or view to/on that issue? It is in my humble
>> opinion one of the main stumble stones to all that beautiful Linked
>> Data tales. As soon as you seriously stat to follow the links, the
>> infrastructure goes down (per security design).
>>
>> Looking forward to some opinions, and sorry if this sounds too
>> negative or unrelated to your service announcement. I _appreciate_ any
>> and all efforts towards enable-cors.org!
>>
>> Best,
>> Tom
>>
>> Thank God not sent from a BlackBerry, but from my iPhone
>
>
>


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