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Re: connection ceremony for iframe postMessage communications

From: John J Barton <johnjbarton@johnjbarton.com>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2012 11:33:26 -0800
Message-ID: <CAFAtnWyRkc71iotKD4r4iV+d5n1Wp+SL-+q63eaQUguou_r+Gw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Fri, Feb 10, 2012 at 10:58 AM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Feb 2012, John J Barton wrote:
>> Just to clarify, I want to see the layer you just outlined be standard
>> so we can design iframe components and apps to mix and match. This can
>> be two simple layers on the current messaging: 1) the connection
>> ceremony, 2) the key/API format.
> No reason for it to be standard, just define it as part of the protocol
> you are implementing over postMessage().

Ok, so I define it for my app. You write an iframe. You read my
definition and I can load your iframe. Yay!

Then Boris write an app. He defines it for his app. You change your
iframe to deal with my app and Boris' app. Ok.

Then Mark Zuckerberg and Larry Page define apps. Soon you are spending
all of your money hiring devs to deal with connection protocols.

Then maybe you will have a reason for a standard?


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