Re: Proposal: Prefer secure origins for powerful new web platform features

On Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 5:07 PM, Chris Palmer <> wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 21, 2014 at 4:55 PM, Mark Watson <> wrote:
> > Anyway, I totally agree a few dollars a year is well worth it to avoid
> > a user dialog like this, if that was the choice.  What, though, if the
> > alternative was not just a few dollars but millions ? What if the
> > alternative is using a plugin ?
> Millions as a percentage of how much revenue? If a billion-dollar
> business model depends on people continuing to trust the platform,
> then millions (a tenth of a percent) is perhaps not out of line.

​Sure, I meant "millions" as a comparison to "a few". Scale both numbers to
be what they should be for the business concerned. For some business $1M
can well be considered "a few dollars".


Received on Friday, 22 August 2014 00:13:09 UTC