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[whatwg] Prevent a document from being manipulated by a "top" document

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2011 13:12:51 +0200
Message-ID: <op.vzk2rpgl64w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Tue, 02 Aug 2011 13:05:07 +0200, Dennis Joachimsthaler  
<dennis at efjot.de> wrote:
> It is not possible anyway? That kind of renders my worries baseless.

Right.


> But this use case still holds: Userscripts and addons could still read
> out everything from the sites.
>
> It might be way too much a niche case though.

If users cannot trust their userscripts and addons (provided they can do  
unsafe things) they have lost already.


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Anne van Kesteren
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