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Re: [XHR2] Upload progress events and simple cross-origin requests

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 23:18:21 +0100
To: "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>, "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: "Alexey Proskuryakov" <ap@webkit.org>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uq178ve464w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Thu, 19 Mar 2009 19:00:36 +0100, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
> While I agree that there are other ways of doing this, I think I'd
> have a really hard time selling a feature that explicitly allows port
> scanning to our security team. Especially when there is an easy
> remedy.

Since there are other ways of doing this, who are we helping exactly by  
making things more complicated for developers, implementors, and the  
specification author? Certainly not the user, because he is "vulnerable"  
either way.


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Anne van Kesteren
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