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Re: XHR LC comments

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 09:19:01 +0000 (UTC)
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, public-webapi@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0805150918140.12907@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Thu, 15 May 2008, Julian Reschke wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > ...
> > Incidentally, I think I would recommend removing the blacklist from AC,
> > since AC has a whitelist. Having both seems pointless.
> > ...
> 
> You mean disallowing all headers except a known list??? Nope.
> 
> Again, that would mean profiling HTTP, and make it impossible to deploy new
> stuff.

It's what XHR2+AC already requires, I'm just suggesting simplifying the 
prose of AC to remove the redundant blacklist (since it doesn't have any 
testable block-box effect).

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