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[whatwg] Need UNIFIED UI for web browser plugin security settings.

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Wed, 8 Jul 2009 16:21:32 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f0907081621u57e3c527sd48d4db89a585836@mail.gmail.com>
On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 9:14 PM, Biju<bijumaillist at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 7, 2009 at 11:10 PM, Nils Dagsson
> Moskopp<nils-dagsson-moskopp at dieweltistgarnichtso.net> wrote:
>>> So in browsers, we need a UNIFIED UI for plugin security settings.
>>
>> Actually, do we ? I don't think so. Like with UI for <audio> and
>> <video>, implementors can very well compete on this.
>
> I mean UNIFIED security settings UI different plugins running on same browser.
> I dont think ball is in browser makers court.
> They need all plugins vendors to use the facility they provide.

Indeed, but plugin APIs isn't something that whatwg has generally been
specifying. I believe that the list at [1] is the appropriate place to
bring this up.

[1] https://mail.mozilla.org/listinfo/plugin-futures

/ Jonas
Received on Wednesday, 8 July 2009 16:21:32 UTC

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