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Re: Request for Comments: Last Call WD of Widgets 1.0: Packaging & Configuration spec; deadline 31 Jan 2009

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2009 19:59:18 +0000
Message-ID: <b21a10670901281159r76a8533am43ba30ab9a10183f@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>

On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 7:54 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Jan 2009, Marcos Caceres wrote:
>> On 1/23/09 2:25 PM, "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU> wrote:
>> >
>> >    "There may be implementation-specific limits on the range of
>> >     integers allowed, and behavior outside such limits is undefined."
>>
>> You should probably tell the HTML5 guys about this too, as it may be
>> relevant there.
>
> HTML5 already says:
>
>   User agents may impose implementation-specific limits on otherwise
>   unconstrained inputs, e.g. to prevent denial of service attacks, to
>   guard against running out of memory, or to work around
>   platform-specific limitations.
>
> ...and there are several other statements in the spec to handle specific
> cases (e.g. out-of-JS-Number-range attribute values reflected into the
> DOM, or handling out-of-control scripts).

Thanks for the clarification. Useful statement, I'll add that
somewhere too into the spec.

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Marcos Caceres
http://datadriven.com.au
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