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RE: Passing "origin" with intents

From: Josh Soref <jsoref@rim.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2012 14:05:50 +0000
To: WebIntents <public-web-intents@w3.org>
Message-ID: <957F1ECDA90E004B8DBDE23CFC94E3A33A52A295@XMB103ECNC.rim.net>
Paul wrote:
> If the client is receiving data back from a service, it too should be aware of the
> origin.

I object to this.

If a service is sending back data, it should be able to say whether it wants its origin to be shared with the client. And the user should be able to have the UA strip the origin.

If I'm using an internal secret service, my service's existence shouldn't be leaked to the world just because I'm using it with external sites. 

The design of intents should be such that I could hand fill in all the values requested by the client and the client would accept it without discriminating against me doing that.

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