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Re: [access-control] Rename spec?

From: Paul Libbrecht <paul@activemath.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2009 12:23:37 +0100
Message-Id: <CC656CE0-97CE-4253-B190-062D0EBB15DB@activemath.org>
To: WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>

Being external to it all, i.e. just reading the mailing-list with the  
spec-title mentioned just about everytime, it clearly seems like a  
good move to me: that specs starts to taste interesting whereas,  
before, it seemed to be unrelated to my tasks!

;-)

paul


Le 13-janv.-09 à 17:50, Anne van Kesteren a écrit :
> I know some people (e.g. Ian) don't like the idea, but it seems the  
> name "Access Control for Cross-Site Requests" confuses people,  
> especially the "Access Control" part:
>
> http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/2008/12/10-minutes#item03
>
> 'TBL: Calling it Access Control" is misleading. It's about privacy.'
>
> Henri Sivonen suggested "Cross-Origin Data Sharing" on IRC the other  
> day:
>
> http://krijnhoetmer.nl/irc-logs/whatwg/20090112#l-139
>
> 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.



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