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Re: FYI: CORS Last Call

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2012 13:43:04 -0500
Cc: James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1490EEA2-E316-4917-B663-F000C4FE1730@mnot.net>
To: Dirk Pranke <dpranke@chromium.org>

These were the easiest to find:


On 06/04/2012, at 1:35 PM, Dirk Pranke wrote:

> Having followed the CORS spec (and contributed to it on occasion) over
> the past couple years, I don't recall seeing any comments from any of
> you, or seeing any particularly strong opposition to it, apart from
> the people proposing UMP as an alternative to avoid the ambient
> authority issues.
> Given that (I believe) every major browser is shipping at least
> partial if not full support for the spec already, I believe this ship
> has long since sailed, but I at least would be interested in why you
> think it's a bad design or how you would do things differently. Is
> there some list archive where I should look for your comments, or do
> you mind reposting them?
> -- Dirk
> On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 10:33 AM, James M Snell <jasnell@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I would certainly have to agree with your personal note...
>> unfortunately, as you point out, the WGs working on it haven't really
>> been that open to opposing opinions on it. Unfortunate but sadly not
>> surprising. I largely intend to just ignore it for as long as
>> possible.
>> On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 10:23 AM, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
>>> HTTP folks may be interested in the Last Call for the W3C's CORS:
>>>  http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-web-security/2012Apr/0001.html
>>> <personal_note>
>>>  I've made several comments to the various WGs this specification has resided in over the years; I feel it's a bad design for the Web and needlessly complex and chatty. I'll likely be making similar comments in their LC period. I doubt anything will change, however.
>>> </personal_note>
>>> --
>>> Mark Nottingham
>>> http://www.mnot.net/

Mark Nottingham
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