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[whatwg] iframe sandbox, <object tag>

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2011 12:52:43 -0500
Message-ID: <4EBABDEB.7010706@mit.edu>
On 11/9/11 9:25 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> It seems wrong to me to add new features to obsoleted features. If there
> are good reasons for using <frame>, maybe it should be made conforming.
> If there are no such reasons, there are no reasons either for adding new
> features to it.

Well, there's implementation and conceptual simplicity.  Saying that 
@sandbox works for all browsing contexts is a lot simpler than saying it 
works for a particular white- or black-list of tag names.

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 9 November 2011 09:52:43 UTC

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