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Re: HTTP status code equivalents for file:// operations - compat with xhr

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Aug 2009 14:50:02 -0700
Message-ID: <7789133a0908181450l2458403ch3c54661c947bfc06@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Michael A. Puls II" <shadow2531@gmail.com>
Cc: timeless@gmail.com, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, public-webapps@w3.org
On Tue, Aug 18, 2009 at 2:40 PM, Michael A. Puls II<shadow2531@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Aug 2009 16:27:29 -0400, Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com> wrote:
>> For example,
>> that wouldn't appear to work well in a deployment that uses AFS.
> I'm not sure how things work for AFS. What do paths look like?


In your notation, that would be


which means, under your proposal, my home directory is mapped into the
"localhost" origin on your machine.  Now all I need to do is make it
world readable and ...

>> Also, allowing access to web URLs from file URL is probably a
>> disimprovement as well.
> O.K.

I get to issue transactions on your bank account!  Good times (well,
for me at least).

Received on Tuesday, 18 August 2009 21:51:05 UTC

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