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Re: HTML-ISSUE-180 (allowpopups): Add "allow-popups" for iframe@sandbox [HTML 5 spec]

From: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2011 07:17:57 -0500
Message-ID: <4EE9E575.1090205@intertwingly.net>
To: public-html@w3.org
On 12/14/2011 06:03 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 8:18 PM, Jacob Rossi <Jacob.Rossi@microsoft.com
> <mailto:Jacob.Rossi@microsoft.com>> wrote:
>     We'd prefer this issue resolved now rather than later. I've gone
>     ahead and written the change proposal (it seemed like the easiest
>     way to give a detailed answer your questions). Included in it is an
>     in depth explanation of:
>             * Our implementation details
>             * Example real world scenarios for the keyword
>             * Customer requests for the keyword
>             * Other implementers that are implementing our proposal
>     http://www.w3.org/html/wg/wiki/ChangeProposals/sandbox_allow_popups
>     I'm happy to retract the escalation if we can make the change by
>     amicable resolution.
> I am happy to apply the above proposal (indeed I reopened the bug
> recently because we now have two implementations, and the reason I had
> marked the bug LATER was lack of implementation experience). It would be
> good if it could be made clear that I would still be able to fix up
> minor details later. In particular, this part of the spec is likely to
> need refactoring soon to make it easier to reference from the CSP
> specification. Purely an editorial matter, but it would likely involve
> changing the wording for all the keywords, including 'allow-popups'. The
> black-box normative aspects wouldn't be affected.

"Minor details" and "editorial matters" tend to be in the eye of the 
beholder. If you see a need to make such changes, I encourage you to 
post such here for discussion before making those changes.

> --
> Ian Hickson

- Sam Ruby
Received on Thursday, 15 December 2011 12:18:27 UTC

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