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Re: src attribute of IFRAME and FRAME

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: 11 Feb 2002 14:15:38 -0500
To: Brian Bober <netdemonz@yahoo.com>
Cc: www-html@w3.org, WWW DOM <www-dom@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1013454938.25718.96.camel@jfouffa>
On Sun, 2001-12-02 at 23:38, Brian Bober wrote:
> HTML and DOM stickers:
> 
> Please CC me on any replies.
> 
> 1) Frames
> 
> In the HTML specs, it says that the src attribute should be the original
> content of the frame, but it doesn't say whether you are allowed to
> dynamically update it. If you aren't officially allowed to dynamically
> update it, then it is an error with the standard, otherwise it is an
> error with the documentation. You should be allowed to update frames in
> DOM and if that isn't the intent of the DOM standard, then it needs to
> be added. Is there any errata on this?

For security reasons, it is important not to let the user access the URI
of the other document. src is not dynamically updated and we don't plan
to add a new attribute for that effect.

Please, let us know if you are (or are not) satisfy with this decision,

Philippe,
for the DOM WG.
Received on Monday, 11 February 2002 14:15:40 GMT

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