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Re: [selectors-api]

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 02:39:56 -0800
Message-ID: <47BAB1FC.7090604@sicking.cc>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, public-webapi@w3.org

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Feb 2008 10:43:14 +0100, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU> wrote:
>> The only solution I'm seeing so far to a hanging NSResolver is 
>> terminating that script at some point.
> Is that what you're doing for treewalker node filters?


> I'm not sure why we should specifically define what to do with a hanging 
> NSResolver case. I think it should be treated identically to a hanging 
> script. (Ideally they run forever with the UI still being usable.)

Agreed. I think it's outside the scope of the spec to try to deal with 
this. I think the text about behaving in the face of a hostile 
NSResolver should be informative rather than normative (not sure if it 
already is), and possibly live in a security considerations section.

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 19 February 2008 10:40:27 UTC

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