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Re: Installing web apps

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 01 Feb 2012 14:57:40 -0500
Message-ID: <4F299934.6040802@mit.edu>
To: public-webapps@w3.org
On 2/1/12 2:39 PM, Charles Pritchard wrote:
> Mozilla said they were getting rid of their enable privilege API. I
> don't know that they have.

It's being removed, slowly.  For example, cross-site XHR (modulo 
whatever CORS allows) is no longer possible even if you enablePrivilege 
in current Gecko.

There may be a different privilege setup eventually, but enablePrivilege 
in its existing form is not a good API, especially for the web.

Received on Wednesday, 1 February 2012 19:58:09 UTC

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