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Re: [cors] Unrestricted access

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2010 16:52:10 +0200
To: "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>, "Tyler Close" <tyler.close@gmail.com>
Cc: public-webapps@w3.org, Jaka JanĨar <jaka@kubje.org>
Message-ID: <op.vfv3k6qd64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Wed, 14 Jul 2010 19:39:49 +0200, Tyler Close <tyler.close@gmail.com>  
> Unless IE is soon to indicate support for all of the extra CORS
> headers, pre-flight requests and configuration caching, the decision
> should be to drop these unsupported features from the specification
> and come up with a solution that can achieve consensus among widely
> deployed browsers. I thought that was the declared policy for HTML5.

This is not HTML5. Anyway, speculating what IE may or may not do is not  
really interesting.

> Jaka's request is reasonable and what the WG is offering in response
> is unreasonable. I expect many other web application developers will
> have needs similar to Jaka's. Meeting those needs with a simple
> solution is technically feasible. The politics seem to be much more
> difficult.

I'm not sure what this has to do with politics. I explained the rationale  
for the current design.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 15 July 2010 14:52:52 UTC

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