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Re: [widgets] Widgets URI scheme

From: Marcos Caceres <marcosscaceres@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 26 May 2008 15:56:31 +1000
Message-ID: <b21a10670805252256t39610507wf2dbc805d7ff3272@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Mikael Nilsson" <mikael@nilsson.name>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org, "WAF WG (public)" <public-appformats@w3.org>, "Jon Ferraiolo" <jferrai@us.ibm.com>

> Couldn't cid: be made to work in this case?
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2392

Probably could, but seems a bit complicated.

> or, for that matter, what's wrong with using only relative URIs?

Nothing for authors. But DOM attributes need to be resolved and
normalized to something at runtime. We don't want DOM attributes to be
resolved to "file://" as this could result in potential security and
privacy issues.

Marcos Caceres
Received on Monday, 26 May 2008 05:57:08 UTC

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