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Re: [webstorage] origin security check

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 9 Jun 2011 17:07:44 +0000 (UTC)
To: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1106091706180.26539@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 9 Jun 2011, Marcos Caceres wrote:
>
> tiny quick editorial request, where the spec says:
> 
> "When the localStorage attribute is accessed, the user agent must run
> the following steps:"
> 
> Can you please change that to:
> 
> "When the localStorage attribute is accessed, the user agent must run
> the origin security check."
> 
> And then independently define just label the algorithm "origin
> security check" (or name it something better).
> 
> I need to use the same text in another spec and would prefer to link 
> instead of copy/paste.

Done.

Just out of interest, what's the context for this? These steps are pretty 
specific to localStorage (and are not the complete security story -- see 
the later section on security), so I'm surprised to hear these particular 
steps would be reused.

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