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[whatwg] Canvas - toTempURL - A dangerous proposal

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 20:50:24 -0400
Message-ID: <49CD7450.6000409@mit.edu>
Charles Pritchard wrote:
> Having thought a little more about it (thank you for the feedback),
> returning a reference to a custom URL handler (up to the implementation)
> would resolve the security issues.
> toTempURL returning...  customHandler://randomData.png [any kind of 
> reference],
> would work in the legacy platforms we're targeting, while allowing us 
> the flexibility
> of deciding just how to store the data (be it in RAM, or in an unknown 
> temporary file).

I guess I'm not clear on one thing: you can add support for 
customHandler:// to this platform but not support for data: ?

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