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Re: sandbox

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2012 08:59:44 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDAYUP6UTv0uzDEVfPsv8pWreAQuF941V4jMDQ2xN++usQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Angelo Borsotti <angelo.borsotti@gmail.com>
Cc: public-webapps@w3.org
On Sat, Sep 15, 2012 at 5:01 AM, Angelo Borsotti
<angelo.borsotti@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> restricting the access made by a web app to a sandboxed filesystem is a
> severe restriction.
> I understand that this is done to preserve security, but the result falls
> short of the mark.
[snip]
> So, my proposal is to get rid altogether with the notion of sandboxed
> filesystem, or,
> alternatively, to consider it as a special case of filesystem, and to
> provide access to
> the whole local filesystem.

How do you propose solving the security problems you mentioned earlier
in the email?

~TJ
Received on Saturday, 15 September 2012 16:00:31 GMT

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