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Re: [access-control] Rename spec?

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2009 14:48:11 -0800
Message-ID: <63df84f0901131448g68408f4au4a36194bb0d5e10f@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Thomas Roessler" <tlr@w3.org>
Cc: "Doug Schepers" <schepers@w3.org>, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>, "WebApps WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>

On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 2:02 PM, Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org> wrote:
> 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.

I don't care much either way. If it confuses it seems like a good idea
to rename it.

/ Jonas
Received on Tuesday, 13 January 2009 22:48:52 UTC

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