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Re: DAP and security (was: Rename “File API” to “FileReader API”?)

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosc@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Nov 2009 13:02:08 +0100
Message-ID: <b21a10670911180402w6a34b58le246fe71c8c868b@mail.gmail.com>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, public-device-apis <public-device-apis@w3.org>, public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
2009/11/12 Dominique Hazael-Massieux <dom@w3.org>:
> Le mardi 10 novembre 2009 à 17:47 -0800, Maciej Stachowiak a écrit :
>> I would be concerned with leaving file writing to DAP, because a
>> widely held view in DAP seems to be that security can be ignored while
>> designing APIs and added back later with an external "policy file"
>> mechanism.

I don't know where you got the idea that it's a "widely held view" -
That is plainly ridiculous and verging on the insulting. I'm pretty
certain no one holds that view in DAP.

Marcos Caceres
Received on Wednesday, 18 November 2009 12:02:45 UTC

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