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Re: [SVGMobile12] Connection::send error handling

From: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2006 12:30:50 +1100
Message-Id: <F76A74B4-5798-4A73-84E9-CB616E1B13D7@expway.fr>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
To: T Rowley <tor@cs.brown.edu>

Hi Tim,

On Dec 29, 2005, at 10:20, T Rowley wrote:
> Section A.6.3 defines the Connection object, and only gives one  
> error condition for send() - attempting to send over an unopened or  
> closed connection.  For all other calls to send() it says that the  
> data must be queued.  To prevent a possible denial of service  
> attack an implementation must be able to refuse queueing if  
> necessary.  The expected behavior for this should be specified  
> (must the entire message be dropped, or just a portion; and how  
> should this be communicated to the caller?).

The WG agrees with you, and we have added a code for security errors,  
alongside text indicating when UAs may decide to report such problems.

We thank you warmly for your comments, please let us know shortly if  
this does not address your concerns,

Robin Berjon
    Senior Research Scientist
    Expway, http://expway.com/
Received on Wednesday, 25 January 2006 01:31:05 UTC

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