Re: responseXML/responseText exceptions and parseError

timeless wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
>> Mozilla shows the XML error in its error console, which seem more useful
>> than exposing the error to script, really. (I expect other browsers do the
>> same but I haven't checked as recently.)
> On 6/19/08, Julian Reschke <> wrote:
>> That's useful, but IMHO not nearly as useful as giving the script code the
>> ability to access the information. Sometimes errors happens in the absence
>> of the developer, and it's useful to have an easy and automatable way to get
>> the diagnostics.
> this always scares me. i'm sure the context is "all information
> available is only being provided to a trusted source", however....
> generally what i've seen is that exposing some information about a
> parse error to a script is a great way to enable data leaks to a
> malicious application.
> ...


Could you please provide some more information or give an example about 
when this would be the case?

BR, Julian

Received on Thursday, 19 June 2008 08:20:08 UTC