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Re: windowed elements and z-index

From: Maury Markowitz <maury@sympatico.ca>
Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2001 10:04:43 -0800
Message-ID: <000801c074e6$7c3f57c0$6501a8c0@maury>
To: <www-style@w3.org>
> Is there anything to prevent a hostile page[1] from displaying
> an apparently authentic target site[2] in an <iframe> with overlaid
> content belonging to the hostile site?

  Well if you attempt to use CSS positioning, keeping your sanity would work
it seems.  Of course there's nothing stopping people from doing this now,
just use HTML inside an OBJECT tag. Or layer another IFRAME on top of the
first, and turn off all the borders and such.

  There's no way to prevent this as-is, and thus I'd like to see it all
removed. I lost an entire week of work to this once, and I was trying to
provide the user with a _better_ experience.

Received on Tuesday, 2 January 2001 09:53:44 UTC

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