W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-webapps@w3.org > October to December 2009

Re: CORS versus Uniform Messaging?

From: Devdatta <dev.akhawe@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2009 12:29:21 -0800
Message-ID: <ecf35a1b0912141229h671db0cag7e3eca5c136b0276@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Arthur Barstow <Art.Barstow@nokia.com>, "ext Mark S. Miller" <erights@google.com>, Tyler Close <tyler.close@gmail.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
> I also agree with Jonas on these points.  What might make the most
> sense is to let the marketplace decide which model is most useful.
> The most likely outcome (in my mind) is that they are optimized for
> different use cases and will each find their own niche.

I am not sure this is the case. Seems to me that the CORS API is more
powerful than UM (in that stuff that can be done by UM can be done by
CORS). In the end, if W3 pushes out both UM and CORS, why would a
developer use UM ? I imagine most would end up using CORS (even if
they can achieve their goals with UM), just because its easier and

Received on Monday, 14 December 2009 20:30:14 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Friday, 27 October 2017 07:26:21 UTC