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Re: PROPFIND vs "simple methods", was: [CORS] HTTP error codes in preflight response

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Sep 2010 21:26:00 +0200
To: "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "Webapps WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vjf79mqc64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Wed, 22 Sep 2010 21:20:09 +0200, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 12:16 PM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>  
> wrote:
>> We don't want to keep updating the "safe" list. So they're all  
>> "unsafe". Or
>> maybe not "unsafe", just not compatible with HTML forms.
> What we're really concerned about here is the HTML/SVG/web/whathaveyou
> same-origin security model that browsers implement and servers
> generally rely on. This model only allows cross-origin requests that
> use get/head/post-with-some-content-types. So that might be the term
> to use here.

What term?

"simple methods" is by the way just an indication of whether they follow  
the "simple cross-origin request" set of steps. "simple" has nothing to do  
with "safe". They are distinct terms.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 22 September 2010 19:26:35 UTC

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