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Re: HTML for games wish list

From: Marcos Caceres <w3c@marcosc.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 15:47:37 +0200
To: Gerd Wagner <wagnerg@tu-cottbus.de>
Cc: public-games@w3.org
Message-ID: <5538612F0180467A88739492C2C179A7@marcosc.com>

Marcos Caceres

On Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 9:22 AM, Gerd Wagner wrote:

> > > But there are also some use cases where it is needed, and it would be a pitty if this powerful feature would be dropped from JS (which would decrease its dynamic character). 
> > eval() can't ever be removed from the Web Platform, as it's a core component and too much content would break. Do you have a pointer to where a browser maker has stated they intend to remove support for it? 
>  Yes, in FF 7.0.1 and FF 8.0 beta the flag security.csp.enable, which is true by default, prevents the execution of eval statements (leading to a security exception).
Strange, it works for me in both FF 7.0.1 and FF 8.0 beta (no security exception)  


Do you have code of it failing and a link to where Mozilla made such an announcement? 
Received on Tuesday, 18 October 2011 13:48:25 UTC

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