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[whatwg] iframe sandbox, <object tag>

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2012 23:10:22 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1201282308270.16982@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 7 Nov 2011, Ian Melven wrote:
> - although the HTML5 spec deprecates the <frame> tag, there's been a 
> couple of people asking if <frame> will support @sandbox - thoughts and 
> opinions here welcome, although this may be 'off topic' if the list is 
> purely concerned with the HTML5 spec, please just let me know if so.

I don't intend to add sandbox="" to <frame> unless implementors find it 
easier to support than not support.

> - there's also a similar question about whether the <object> tag will 
> (should) support @sandbox when using the form <object type="text/html" 
> data="something.html"> (which is in the HTML5 spec) - thoughts and 
> opinions also welcome here.

Adding sandbox="" to <object> has all kinds of weird edge cases because 
<object> sometimes has a browsing context and sometimes does not, so I do 
not intend to add this either.

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