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Re: [selectors-api]

From: Steven Pemberton <steven.pemberton@cwi.nl>
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2008 16:18:34 +0100
To: "Lachlan Hunt" <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Cc: public-webapi@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.t6kng8xgsmjzpq@acer3010>

I would prefer "Implementations should ensure that they do not crash or  
behave erratically" if you see my point.

But what I don't understand is why the spec thinks that a hostile  
NSResolver should be called out, or even what such a thing is.

Best wishes,

Steven Pemberton

On Fri, 15 Feb 2008 16:07:48 +0100, Lachlan Hunt  
<lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au> wrote:

> Steven Pemberton wrote:
>> Out only comment is regarding "1.3. Security Considerations". We are  
>> not convinced of the value of some of this text. For instance we are  
>> not sure how a UA could remain stable in the context of a NSResolver  
>> hanging, or indeed, what "remaining stable" means in this context.
> This has been rephrased as:
>    "Implementations should ensure they do not crash or behave erratically
>     when facing when facing a hostile NSResolver object."
> Please see the latest version of the spec in CVS to review the changes.
> http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/selectors-api/
> Please let me know if you are not satisfied with this response.
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