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[whatwg] Device Element

From: Diego Perini <diego.perini@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Dec 2010 15:48:41 +0100
Message-ID: <AANLkTimu=j3jhv4cpevBJdSWwb=sJS_nTbL-oQ2FwnAa@mail.gmail.com>
Hmmm...

I can currently read incoming RS232 and USB data in my OS X using
Firefox 3.6.13 and the "file:" protocol:

   file:///dev/tty.BT-GPS010B62-SerialPort

do I have an insecure system ? An insecure browser ?

Or do we already have part of what is requested in some browser ?

--
Diego


On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 2:21 AM, Seth Brown <learc83 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
>> Sorry I meant potentially has that ability. Any software you install could
>> do this without you knowing it.
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> On Dec 28, 2010, at 8:12 PM, Bjartur Thorlacius <svartman95 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>>> Any software that you install has the ability to jump in and take
>>>> control of RS232 devices.
>>>
>>> That's news to me. What if my terminal, HTML and PDF reader
>>> don't have access to every device attached to my system, any
>>> more than my MTA?
>
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