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RE: What constitutes protection [was: About using CORS]

From: Sylvain Galineau <sylvaing@microsoft.com>
Date: Tue, 4 May 2010 13:58:40 +0000
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
CC: John Hudson <tiro@tiro.com>, "www-font@w3.org" <www-font@w3.org>
Message-ID: <045A765940533D4CA4933A4A7E32597E214836B6@TK5EX14MBXC120.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
> From: Anne van Kesteren [mailto:annevk@opera.com]

> I just checked cnn.com and it seems to be using CDN for style sheets.
> If it is using them for style sheets it seems likely it would use them 
> for fonts too, as they are typically larger than style sheets.

That seems a reasonable assumption. The CDN would have to return the proper 
Access-Control-Allow-Origin header for CNN's fonts when the request 
originates from CNN. Do we know that CNN and/or CDNs would have a problem 
with that ? Can we guess what the issues for them will be beyond carrying
these extra headers for these resources ? (Which they may still have to do
using the From-Origin solution anyway).

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