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Re: [Integrity] typos with ni URIs

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2015 21:42:47 -0800
Message-ID: <CABkgnnWSq5bMA2XiPDeJ9Axc1kzcMpW6YZUjztO_8RH+utLGPw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>
Cc: "public-webappsec@w3.org" <public-webappsec@w3.org>, "Manger, James" <James.H.Manger@team.telstra.com>
On 18 January 2015 at 21:37, Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org> wrote:
> Personally, I think that SRI shouldn't use ni:/// URLs at all, because
> the ni:/// syntax is noisy and problematic (e.g. the use of ";" to
> delimit parameters) when used in webappsec specs like CSP.
> Consequently, perhaps the use of ni:/// URLs should be replaced with
> something better.

:) Well, it's not like reusing a more general mechanisms, like, say
ASN.1 and DER, could possibly cause problems with a security protocol,
is it?

I am a little surprised at how ni was selected, but that's hardly
strong enough justification for a change at this stage.
Received on Monday, 19 January 2015 05:43:14 UTC

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