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Re: text/sandboxed-html

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2010 19:04:23 +0100
Message-ID: <4B54A2A7.1020400@gmx.de>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: Leonard Rosenthol <lrosenth@adobe.com>, Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, "public-html@w3.org WG" <public-html@w3.org>
Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> ...
> I would be hesitant to add a feature to HTML5 that can't actually be 
> implemented (and will be a potentially confusing no-op) until another 
> standards group does some design work. It's not even clear at this time 
> if this is a feature authors will really want with sandboxed iframes.
> ...

Before we head over to plugin-futures it would be nice if we could write 
down what the requirements are...:

- a plugin needs to be able to signal support for the "sandbox" mode (is 
on initialization sufficient?)

- when the plugin instance is created, the various sandbox related flags 
defined in 
<http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/Overview.html#the-iframe-element> need to 
be passed to the plugin

- the plugin needs to apply the constraints defined by these flags to 
the content it displays

Q: does the set of flags need to be extensible?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Monday, 18 January 2010 18:09:05 UTC

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