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Re: Screensharing: Bootstrapping Collaboration between Capturer and Capturee

From: Tim Panton <tim@pi.pe>
Date: Tue, 15 Jun 2021 20:49:55 +0100
Cc: Sergio Garcia Murillo <sergio.garcia.murillo@gmail.com>, Elad Alon <eladalon@google.com>, Youenn Fablet <youenn@apple.com>, Jan-Ivar Bruaroey <jib@mozilla.com>, WebRTC WG <public-webrtc@w3.org>
Message-Id: <2EE8AC20-A6B1-4C94-90CC-2878C001144A@pi.pe>
To: Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no>

> On 15 Jun 2021, at 20:37, Harald Alvestrand <harald@alvestrand.no> wrote:
> The point of the origin is that the UA vouches for it's authenticity.
> The token is just a string. As long as you can pass a string, the app can choose to pass anything: numbers, tokens, or jsonified objects. App's business, not UA business.

I still don’t understand why the origin is relevant - apart from enabling a page to engage in uncompetitive behaviour.

The token is only exchanged when a user has authorised a capture and both sides agree that the captured page is suitable for remote control.
So why would either side care what the origin is?

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