Re: [access-control] Rename spec?

On 13 Jan 2009, at 09:58, Doug Schepers wrote:
>> Since it can be about more than just data, e.g. images, "Cross-Origin
>> Resource Sharing" might be more appropriate. Keeping the header names
>> the same seems fine, they're just opague strings, but at least  
>> making it
>> more clear what the specification is about might help people.

> Cross-Origin Resource Sharing seems like a pretty good name to me.
> Cross-Origin Resource and Permissions Sharing Exchange is a funnier
> acronym, but that might not be the best criteria for name  
> selection.  I
> think that images are just another kind of data, but "resource" is
> probably more evocative of a range of data types.

I'd be very happy to see this spec's name changed to something that  
doesn't  confuse people.

Received on Tuesday, 13 January 2009 22:02:15 UTC