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[whatwg] Installable web apps

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 09 Jun 2010 08:01:47 +0200
Message-ID: <op.vd0q09s564w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Tue, 08 Jun 2010 21:26:12 +0200, Atul Varma <avarma at mozilla.com> wrote:
> For what it's worth, I think that giving developers tools to easily
> define more granular security mechanisms without resorting to subdomains
> is a win in terms of usability, as it's quite difficult to figure out
> how to create subdomains and do virtual hosting--to say nothing of doing
> it over SSL.

On DreamHost creating a new subdomain is a couple of clicks...

> That said, introducing a brand new mechanism for security on top of SOP
> does seem like it might make the security landscape more complex as a
> whole, and thereby potentially more vulnerable.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 8 June 2010 23:01:47 UTC

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