Re: Rechartering: Permissions API

This seems like a reasonable group to do the work in, potentially as a
joint deliverable with WebApps. My vague understanding from an earlier
conversation with Mounir is that WebApps told him to come here. :)


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On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 8:45 PM, Daniel Veditz <> wrote:

> On 11/12/2014 10:06 AM, Mounir Lamouri wrote:
> > I would like to suggest to add permissions handling as part of the
> > webappsec charter with one concrete deliverable being the  Permissions
> > API specification.
> Have you approached other working groups about this specification, and
> if so what was their response? This isn't really a security feature (the
> permissions themselves may be, but not just reading their state) so it
> seems better suited for some place like public-webapps.
> Is it necessary to distinguish between "denied" and "prompt"? If a
> permission isn't already granted I'm not sure it's any of the page's
> business whether I've denied them or not -- they should (try to) ask if
> they want to know.
> -Dan Veditz

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