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Re: [integrity]: latency tradeoffs

From: Adam Langley <agl@google.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2014 14:34:50 -0500
Message-ID: <CAL9PXLwvjS4OX6_ibmkfAw0Q-_1BvDA2NF6FYbOpa0c-NjTPcw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Michal Zalewski <lcamtuf@coredump.cx>
Cc: Devdatta Akhawe <dev.akhawe@gmail.com>, Joel Weinberger <jww@chromium.org>, Mike West <mkwst@google.com>, "public-webappsec@w3.org" <public-webappsec@w3.org>
On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 2:18 PM, Michal Zalewski <lcamtuf@coredump.cx> wrote:
> The strongest use cases for integrity are for JS, CSS, fonts, and for
> binary downloads. Most of these can't be really rendered speculatively
> as they load; binary blobs are the only exception, I think, but they
> do not benefit hugely from progressive validation.

I *think* that Javascript is parsed incrementally at least and
possibility incrementally executed. However, you would have to ask
Adam Barth or Eric Seidel to be sure r.e. WebKit and Blink.


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