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Re: Removal of the note about extensions

From: Daniel Veditz <dveditz@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2014 10:29:58 -0800
Message-ID: <530CE126.1040500@mozilla.com>
To: Mitar <mmitar@gmail.com>, Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com>
CC: Mike Pomax Kamermans <pomax@nihongoresources.com>, "public-webappsec@w3.org" <public-webappsec@w3.org>
On 2/23/2014 5:58 PM, Mitar wrote:
> If UAs already work like that, great, just standardize that and it
> will be easy for UAs to comply with the standard.

It is not easy to comply with the removed statement and browsers were 
not compliant. Bookmarklets in particular are an accidental feature. 
It's very hard to distinguish between them and an injected script 
because that is essentially what they started as.

-Dan Veditz
Received on Tuesday, 25 February 2014 18:30:16 UTC

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