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Re: [cors] Review

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 23 Jun 2009 00:51:15 +0000 (UTC)
To: Tyler Close <tyler.close@gmail.com>
Cc: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0906230049420.16244@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 22 Jun 2009, Tyler Close wrote:
> 
> > Sure, this forces us into designs that suck and generally are 
> > suboptimal.
> 
> If they suck enough, they won't be used widely and so just create 
> additional attack surface area, without providing useful functionality.

I agree, but I don't think we're anywhere near that with CORS.


> I suspect the extra round-trips in CORS will cause many developers to 
> simply avoid using that part of CORS; especially since it's not 
> supported under IE.

Wide implementation support is a prerequisite for any feature to get used, 
indeed.

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