Fwd: [whatwg] Reorganizing and fixing "origin"

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Fwd: [whatwg] Reorganizing and fixing "origin"

Mark Nottingham-2

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Anne van Kesteren <[hidden email]>
> Subject: Re: [whatwg] Reorganizing and fixing "origin"
> Date: 29 October 2013 4:19:01 AM AEDT
> To: Ian Hickson <[hidden email]>
> Cc: WHATWG <[hidden email]>, Adam Barth <[hidden email]>
> On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 9:34 PM, Ian Hickson <[hidden email]> wrote:
>> What exactly is it you want moved, from where to where? Just the "origin
>> of a URL"? I'm guessing Adam would be interested in revving the Origin
>> spec to be more accurate if there's a problem with it; that would be my
>> preference if at all possible.
>> See also Adam's response to the message you cite above:
>>   http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/websec/current/msg01520.html
> Adam, are you planning on updating that RFC? Issues as I see it:
> * HTTP Origin header ABNF is faulty
> * Origin for URLs references obsoleted specifications
> (If the RFC is not being updated my alternative plan is that
> http://fetch.spec.whatwg.org/ continues to define the HTTP Origin
> header. http://url.spec.whatwg.org/ could take over the definition for
> getting an origin out of a URL and serializing an origin. And finally
> HTML would define the origin concept once again.)
> --
> http://annevankesteren.nl/

Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/