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Re: Chromium's support for CORS and UMP

From: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>
Date: Wed, 12 May 2010 10:48:49 -0700
Message-ID: <z2g78dc8441005121048o80369197l3f53e79a16760306@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dirk Pranke <dpranke@chromium.org>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, MarkM Miller <erights@google.com>, Tyler Close <tjclose@google.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 4:34 PM, Dirk Pranke <dpranke@chromium.org> wrote:

> 3) UMP appears to be nearly a subset of CORS, and does have a lot of
> nice properties for security and simplicity. We support UMP and would
> like to see the syntax continue to be unified with CORS so that it is
> in fact a subset (I believe this is already happening). We also
> (mostly) support UMP being a separate spec so that web authors can
> read it without being bogged down by the additional complexity CORS
> offers. If there is a good editorial way to handle this in a single
> spec, that would probably be fine.

There turned out to be a good deal of mis-communication around this. My read
of the chromium-dev thread and the following public-webapps discussion is
that Chromium supports there being a document (call it a spec if you will)
for web developers that explains how to use the UMP subset of CORS and is
referenced from the CORS spec.

Received on Wednesday, 12 May 2010 17:49:44 UTC

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