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Re: Same Origin Policy - Re: Agenda: <keygen> being destroyed when we need it

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2015 09:59:57 -0400
To: Alex Russell <slightlyoff@google.com>, Henry Story <henry.story@co-operating.systems>
Cc: Wendy Seltzer <wseltzer@w3.org>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>, Carvalho Melvin <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, Tim Berners-Lee <timbl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <55F6D2DD.30507@openlinksw.com>
On 9/12/15 1:54 PM, Alex Russell wrote:
> But that's all indulgent thinking. JavaScript is a core part of the
> web stack today. We live in a world where it exists. We cannot pretend
> it doesn't.

Anyone should still be able to use the Web modulo Javascript.

Javascript is simply a popular programming language, supported by
browsers. It isn't core Web Technology, as far as I understand what
constitutes core Web Technology:

1. URIs
2. HTTP
3. HTML -- this doesn't make Javascript core Web technology (IMHO).

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