Another thing came to my mind. Your proposal looks awfully similar to Rob
Loach's component system.
Have you had a look at it? => http://robloach.github.io/component-installer/
Any thoughts about that? Shouldn't we consider building on this existing
The difference is that Rob Loach has an implementation of a Composer
installer instead. So rather than working on a specification, he directly
created an implementation. Which is actually fine because you don't need a
framework for your assets to be copied (they are copied/linked by the
component-installer composer plugin that is a dependency of your asset
What would be the value of an Asset-PSR (if you want to build a PSR out of
it), instead of Rob's direct implementation?
Le lundi 17 octobre 2016 21:57:20 UTC+2, Rasmus Schultz a écrit :
> A lot of people do a lot of things wrong. In my opinion, it's better to
> create simple things that are easy to learn to use correctly - as opposed
> to creating complex things that supposedly shield you from making mistakes.
> Often such things provide only a false sense of security - and usually you
> can break them and hurt yourself anyhow.
> Most server side components have some kind of client side footprint - URLs
> or HTML class names etc which can be used to figure out what you're running.
> I really don't think it's within the scope of this specification to teach
> OWASP 101? Package names are obviously revealed in the URLs - it's hardly a
> hidden detail, it's basically the whole concept.
> In my opinion, there is no security problem inherent in this idea, unless
> you create one.
>> Using this standard, people can know what packages you are using because
>> of its predictable paths. Some packages are running server-side code as
>> well as exposing public assets.
>> I said (in the comments of the gist) that exposing stuff is the
>> responsibility of the developer. I’m sure some people will be confused and
>> disclose informations they shouldn’t (as mention by Fabien).
>> Le lundi 17 octobre 2016 16:43:25 UTC+9, Rasmus Schultz a écrit :
>>> I wrote a draft for a simple scheme for the inclusion of static assets
>>> in (Composer) packages.
>>> Not submitting this or anything, just dumping it here to start a
>>> discussion :-)
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