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Re: Beacon and CSP

From: Mike West <mkwst@google.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Feb 2014 15:40:59 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKXHy=fvbmAptjAwKQe_S=JfXGA_E_DuMDVE-JmzDzPxeSyWww@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Hill, Brad" <bhill@paypal.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: Garrett Robinson <grobinson@mozilla.com>, "public-webappsec@w3.org" <public-webappsec@w3.org>
On Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 8:42 PM, Hill, Brad <bhill@paypal.com> wrote:

> One thing we discussed on the call today is that form-action is about
> sending data away from the page, while connect-arc is about retrieving
> content into the page.  By that division, ping and beacon seem to fit
> better under form-action.

I've added ping to CSP 1.1:

I'm not sure we agreed on the call that Beacon should fall into
'form-action'. In fact, I think we decided the opposite (that it should
fall into 'connect-src'), as it's capable of more than forms are (CORS, et

In any event, Beacon's status should probably be covered in the Beacon spec
(or in a future Fetch integration). I don't think we need to address it
specifically in CSP 1.1.


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