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Re: [widgets] Killing file:// of evil (widget URI ready for pub)

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 11:26:32 -0400
Message-ID: <CALcoZipEqqSOuFu9edZJK7ij2hSRap=SUXHE8TKBR=TK3N3nnQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
Cc: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 10:43 AM, Marcos Caceres
<marcosscaceres@gmail.com> wrote:
>> There are however many useful benefits in tying a packaged web application (using whatever packaging) to an origin, not the least of which is same-origin policy and overall just being a regular web app (that may happen to have been loaded differently).
> I still don't think it's that bad to do http://c13c6f30.whatever
> Mark, what is the issue with using sub.localhost? (i.e., why do you discourage using .localhost)?

Sorry if I wasn't clear, but I wasn't discouraging it, just pointing
out that the implementer has many options.

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