RE: EOT-Lite File Format

>Nope, it has to be a MUST requirement - UAs MUST ignore non-nil
>rootstrings.  IE <= 8 browsers will just be nonconforming (which is
>fine, since they were produced before this standard was produced), and
>authors can take advantage of that to hack something resembling
>same-origin into it if they wish.

Precisely. In fact, there isn’t even a MUST for clients. For them, EOTL
has not rootstring data. Period.

The format could however describe the rootstring field as a MAY for EOTL
generators. But that is the furthest it would go.

Received on Thursday, 30 July 2009 23:27:19 UTC