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Re: Publishing From-Origin Proposal as FPWD

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 5 Jul 2011 17:57:30 +0200
Message-ID: <CAL1non+Hki_YEWDKxQ-vAHe5xtVbqgn78xaciv008X0kCEVY1w@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Hill, Brad" <bhill@paypal-inc.com>
Cc: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, "public-web-security@w3.org" <public-web-security@w3.org>, Daniel Veditz <dveditz@mozilla.com>
Hi Brad,

On Tue, Jul 5, 2011 at 5:50 PM, Hill, Brad <bhill@paypal-inc.com> wrote:
> Well, my disagreement is not with its content; I think we should not move forward with this spec at all.
> I feel that the goals of this draft are either inconsistent with the basic architecture of the web, cannot be meaningfully accomplished by the proposed mechanism, or both, and I haven't seen any discussion of these concerns yet.

Publication will enable wider discussion - particularly wrt the issues
you have raised. Not publishing it is tantamount to saying "I OBJECT
TO PROGRESS!". If you are correct, more people will see it and the
proposal will be shot down. Otherwise, other opinions will flourish
that may sway your position (or a new perspective will emerge all
together). In any case, calling for a spec not to be published, no
matter how bad it is, is not the right way to do this. Publishing a
spec is just a formality which can lead to discussion.

Marcos Caceres
Received on Tuesday, 5 July 2011 15:58:25 UTC

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