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Re: CORS/UMP to become joint WebApps and WebAppSec joint deliverable

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2011 08:37:31 -0400
Message-ID: <4E37EF8B.80902@nokia.com>
To: ext Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>
CC: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, public-web-security <public-web-security@w3.org>
On 8/2/11 8:20 AM, ext Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Tue, 02 Aug 2011 13:10:25 +0200, Anne van Kesteren 
> <annevk@opera.com> wrote:
>> Can we at least make it so that public-webapps@w3.org stays the list 
>> for technical discussion on CORS? We already switched mailing lists 
>> once (twice if you count going from the initial proposal on 
>> public-webapi@w3.org to public-appformats@w3.org) and I would like to 
>> avoid doing it again. Getting feedback is hard enough as it is, 
>> requiring all relevant people to subscribe to yet another list would 
>> be bad.
>>
>> If that is not possible I think I would prefer CORS and From-Origin 
>> to stay in the WebApps WG.

The From-Origin spec is WebApps'; it is _not_ a joint deliverable with 
the proposed WebAppSec WG.

> I discussed this with Thomas on IRC (not logged) and he hopes that 
> doing this work in a new group will open up new resources to get it 
> moving along (e.g. to get a test suite). I am fairly skeptical, but we 
> agreed that trying it out for half a year should be okay given the low 
> activity of this work here in WebApps. If nothing much has changed the 
> work moves back to WebApps, which should work per charters of both 
> groups.

Did you guys agree on the "which list will CORS use going forward?" 
question?

I agree it can be a bit painful to subscribe to YA list but I think it 
has the advantage of getting some "new eyes" on the spec as well as the 
advantages mentioned above.

-AB
Received on Tuesday, 2 August 2011 12:38:23 GMT

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