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Re: CORS Last Call status/plans? [Was: Re: [UMP] Request for Last Call]

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2010 15:51:14 -0700
Cc: Tyler Close <tyler.close@gmail.com>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Ben Laurie <benl@google.com>, Arthur Barstow <Art.Barstow@nokia.com>, ext Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-id: <9192BDC3-CF88-464F-82F0-DB43BCDFAF1D@apple.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>

On Apr 19, 2010, at 12:13 PM, Jonas Sicking wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 11:47 AM, Tyler Close  
> <tyler.close@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 11:39 AM, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>  
>> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 11:30 AM, Maciej Stachowiak  
>>> <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Apr 19, 2010, at 10:06 AM, Tyler Close wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>     Uniform-Headers = "Uniform-Headers" ":" ( "*" | #field-name )
>>>>
>>>> [...]
>>>>
>>>>> Are Apple and/or Firefox interested in implementing the above?  
>>>>> Does
>>>>> mnot or other HTTP WG members consider the above a satisfactory
>>>>> solution to ISSUE-90?
>>>>
>>>> I'm interested in implementing a feature along these lines if it  
>>>> goes into
>>>> CORS. If it's UMP-only, then no, and I would object that it  
>>>> violates the
>>>> subset relation.
>>>>
>>>> I am also not sure the * value is a good idea. It is tempting in  
>>>> its
>>>> convenience but seems likely to cause unintended consequences.
>>>
>>> I agree with everything Maciej said.
>>>
>>> This time.
>>
>> Thanks for the quick response time.
>>
>> If this is a good feature, shouldn't the pressure be on CORS to adopt
>> it, rather than for UMP to drop it? Otherwise, it might seem politics
>> are overriding technical virtue.
>
> I didn't mean to exert any pressure on UMP to drop it. Sorry if you
> read otherwise into what I said.

Me neither. I don't intend to pressure anyone in particular. I'd like  
to come to consensus on a solution and ideally add it to both specs.

  - Maciej
Received on Monday, 19 April 2010 22:51:47 GMT

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