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Re: Impending web-arch issue?

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Mon, 10 May 2010 10:16:54 +0100
Message-ID: <4BE7CF06.1070006@webr3.org>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Mon, 10 May 2010 10:10:01 +0200, Nathan <nathan@webr3.org> wrote:
>> side: I've not looked in to FOAF+SSL through a Proxy, but it may be an 
>> option to mount a proxy on the same domain as the application and 
>> utilize it(?) - not ideal, no idea if it could work [head scratching]
>> Any input, ideas, places to turn?
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/cors/
> If you want to fetch arbitrary resources client-side you effectively 
> need a (same-origin) proxy. CORS is only useful if the other party 
> cooperates.

thanks for the feedback, I'll look in to it and cross my fingers that it 

long-term though, surely it's quite an issue that a web application, 
running in a web browser, conforming to all the standards and the design 
principals of the web, can't use the web?


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