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Re: CSP: Drop IP-matching? (was Re: [CSP] URI/IRI normalization and comparison)

From: Mike West <mkwst@google.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Jan 2015 09:45:56 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKXHy=cW1dAMJ_uNuNuW-+wGmovYw4uc2g=GXXLrpio13Ocwzg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>
Cc: Brad Hill <hillbrad@gmail.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, "public-webappsec@w3.org" <public-webappsec@w3.org>
On Wed, Jan 28, 2015 at 6:34 PM, Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org> wrote:

> I want to clarify my initial suggestion: It is fine for the CSP
> *syntax* to restrict itself to and ::1 as far as IP
> addresses is concerned, but CSP needs to be able to handle 'self'
> referring to any IP address, including in particular private
> addresses. Otherwise, there'd be no way for,a home router
> configuration interface that typically lives at
> http[s]:/// to use CSP. This nuance should be explicitly
> called out in the spec.

Yes, that nuance is important. I've made a note in
which hopefully clarifies the intent.


Mike West <mkwst@google.com>, @mikewest

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