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Re: [FileAPI] Latest Revision of Editor's Draft

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2009 22:26:02 +0000 (UTC)
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: Arun Ranganathan <arun@mozilla.com>, Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0910272225050.25608@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 27 Oct 2009, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 2:49 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> > On Tue, 27 Oct 2009, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> >>
> >> All we're saying is that urn:uuid represents a specific chunk of data
> >> with a specific mimetype. This seems like something that's already there
> >> with urn:uuid.
> >
> > We're also saying that urn:uuid: has special semantics in the same-origin
> > model, and that it has an expiration model.
> The expiration model is just that when the Document goes away the
> urn:uuid is changed to no longer represent that chunk of data.
> The origin is something that at least in gecko we build on top of the 
> URI, i.e. the URI itself doesn't contain any origin information. If you 
> consider it to be part of the URI, then why wouldn't each urn:uuids 
> already have an origin?

I just mean that if someone else decides that they are going to resolve 
urn:uuid:s in some way or other, the origin model they would use will 
almost certainly be quite different to the origin model we are using here.

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