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Re: [access-control] Rename spec?

From: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2009 14:02:04 -0800
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Message-Id: <B4384ACB-5B50-48F7-B619-37D428D4DEF6@w3.org>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>

On 13 Jan 2009, at 09:58, Doug Schepers wrote:
>> Since it can be about more than just data, e.g. images, "Cross-Origin
>> Resource Sharing" might be more appropriate. Keeping the header names
>> the same seems fine, they're just opague strings, but at least  
>> making it
>> more clear what the specification is about might help people.

> Cross-Origin Resource Sharing seems like a pretty good name to me.
> Cross-Origin Resource and Permissions Sharing Exchange is a funnier
> acronym, but that might not be the best criteria for name  
> selection.  I
> think that images are just another kind of data, but "resource" is
> probably more evocative of a range of data types.

I'd be very happy to see this spec's name changed to something that  
doesn't  confuse people.
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