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Re: [access-control] Rename spec?

From: Alex Russell <alex@dojotoolkit.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2009 08:52:50 -0800
Cc: "Arthur Barstow" <art.barstow@nokia.com>, "WebApps WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <FB0CD73A-60F1-4F49-ABD5-A4ACA46CF9EC@dojotoolkit.org>
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>

>> I do agree the title is important and support either of the  
>> proposed new titles (preference goes with "Resource"). One question  
>> I have here is whether "Domain" would be more accurate than "Origin".
>
> Domain does not capture significance of the scheme and port, while  
> Origin does. I'm updating the draft to use terminology a bit more  
> consistent now so it should become less confusing. (E.g. I'm  
> removing cross-site in favor of cross-origin as the latter has a  
> clearly defined meaning and the former is just used on blogs.)

This seems both condescending and useless. Nearly everyone knows what  
"cross domain" and "same domain policy" mean, whereas "cross origin"  
is just what language lawyers say to make regular web developers feel  
bad (AFICT).

Please end the madness.

Regards
Received on Wednesday, 14 January 2009 17:01:52 GMT

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