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Re: [W3C TCP and UDP Socket API]: Status and home for this specification

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2015 11:58:25 +0200
Message-ID: <CADnb78gZNP-hOz-C6124VkJxMfRz2kagdEjoBtgurWJx5Jm65w@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Nilsson, Claes1" <Claes1.Nilsson@sonymobile.com>
Cc: "public-sysapps@w3.org" <public-sysapps@w3.org>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>, Device APIs Working Group <public-device-apis@w3.org>, Domenic Denicola <domenic@domenicdenicola.com>, "slightlyoff@chromium.org" <slightlyoff@chromium.org>, "yasskin@gmail.com" <yasskin@gmail.com>
On Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 11:22 AM, Nilsson, Claes1
<Claes1.Nilsson@sonymobile.com> wrote:
> A webapp could for example request permission to create a TCP connection to a certain host.

That does not seem like an acceptable solution. Deferring this to the
user puts the user at undue risk as they cannot reason about this
question without a detailed understanding of networking.

The best path forward here would still be standardizing some kind of
public proxy protocol developers could employ:


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