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Re: Opting in to cookies - proposal

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 19 Jun 2008 21:57:59 +0000 (UTC)
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Jon Ferraiolo <jferrai@us.ibm.com>, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0806192157170.13974@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Thu, 19 Jun 2008, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> 
> I am not sure you are right that 99% of uses for cross-site XHR won't 
> require credentials. Any such uses can be handled now on the server 
> side. Cross-site data mixing with credentials done in a secure way is 
> one of the biggest true new capabilities that would be offered.

Certainly from Google's point of view we are almost exclusively interested 
in this from the point of view of requests with credentials.

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