Re: What defines a "plugin"? WRT sandboxing?

On Tue, Jan 26, 2010 at 9:10 PM, Julian Reschke <> wrote:
> Adam Barth wrote:
>> The long term solution is to let plugins participate in the sandbox
>> security model and then add an allow-plugins directive that re-enables
>> them, which is where this thread started N thousand words ago.
> Indeed.
> Can we please try to make process here?

Yes, that would be much better than going in circles here.  :)

There was another fellow from Adobe who was interested in helping with
specifying the API.  Have you synched up with him?

> I have started a Wiki page at <>,

That looks to be mostly requirements.  I think we need someone to step
up and propose an API.  I can help, but it will take me a bit to get
up to speed on NPAPI.  We should continue this discussion on

> and I have also pointed
> out that HTML5 currently doesn't have a solid definition of "plugin" (see
> <>) --
> should I open a BugZilla issue for that?

That can't hurt.  :)


Received on Tuesday, 26 January 2010 21:52:33 UTC