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Re: XHR data: and javascript: requests

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2007 11:34:57 +0200
To: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tz00wjq064w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Thu, 04 Oct 2007 17:19:08 +0200, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU> wrote:
> 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.

Ok, I removed support for data: URIs in the latest editor draft because  
there are no convincing use cases:


Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 11 October 2007 09:35:05 UTC

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