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Re: XHR data: and javascript: requests

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 04 Oct 2007 10:19:08 -0500
Message-ID: <4705046C.9050409@mit.edu>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>

Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> I rather question whether there are actual use cases for this that 
> justify the complexity in an area of code (security checks) where 
> complexity and the attendant potential for bugs is to be avoided at all 
> costs.

Just in case this wasn't clear, consider this implementor feedback that I 
consider this to be a bad idea.  I've spent a while over the last few years 
eliminating this sort of special-casing in the Gecko code, and I pretty strongly 
oppose reintroducing it.

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