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Re: Beacon and CSP

From: Ian Melven <ian.melven@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2014 16:23:18 -0800
Message-ID: <CA+0m=FdZcAAM0KgbesSit9P+ZOSuq1YWLVCdaxOySCTNQz-9FA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mike West <mkwst@google.com>
Cc: "public-webappsec@w3.org" <public-webappsec@w3.org>

> I'd talked with Mario about this at some point in the past, and suggested
> `form-action` for both <a ping> and Beacon. I'd be fine with `connect-src`
> as well.
> Generally, I agree that both ought to be goverened by CSP. Beacon much
> moreso than <a ping>.
form-action seems like another reasonable suggestion since beacon can
essentially do a form POST (except subject to CORS). I think it adds too
much complexity to try and do something like use a different directive
based on the type of data being sent.

thanks for the thoughts, Mike !

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