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Re: [widget] Security model

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Mon, 25 May 2009 14:15:18 -0700
Message-ID: <7789133a0905251415u479c3749s2317cd3c27e6789c@mail.gmail.com>
To: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Cc: timeless@gmail.com, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 4:18 AM, Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com> wrote:
> I should have made myself more clear. I meant that the widget would behave
> as if it had been dragged from the hard-drive with respect to access to HTTP
> resources via inline content. The model I am proposing is dependent on the
> widget:// URI scheme and the assumption that widget:// acts a mounted drive
> for the widget. Access to the file system would be forbidden. No way was I
> intending to imply otherwise.

It might be more productive to spec what you actually mean instead of
using an analogy to a part of the browser security model with poor
interoperability.

Adam
Received on Monday, 25 May 2009 21:16:18 GMT

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