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Re: WebAppSec re-charter status

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2015 13:40:41 +0100
To: Wendy Seltzer <wseltzer@w3.org>
Cc: "public-webappsec@w3.org" <public-webappsec@w3.org>
Message-ID: <0uo6dapu7bq98nias5egr9o9tq4l9ld0jk@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Wendy Seltzer wrote:
>The Advisory Committee's review of the WebAppSec re-charter has closed,
>with substantial support but one formal objection from Mozilla to some
>of our proposed deliverables. The Formal Objection means that before
>bringing the Charter to the Director for approval, we should discuss
>with Mozilla and either address their concerns or explain why the
>Director should overrule the objection.[1]

>> (2) The "Entry Point Regulation for Web Applications" deliverable seems
>>      to have serious risks of breaking the ability to link.  It's not
>>      clear that the security benefits of this specification outweigh the
>>      risks to the abilities of Web users.

This sounds like all other W3C member organisations and the Team are
quite happy to give web sites the ability to disable deep links and
bookmarks and similar features.
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