CORS for file-based web apps

2009-04-05 Thread William Edney
Folks - First, my apologies if this topic has been discussed before. If so, just point me to the relevant part of the spec or discussion and I'll go away :-). I also apologize if this is the wrong group for this question. If so, point me to the correct one. I haven't been able to find

Re: [widgets] Widgets URI scheme... it's baaaack!

2009-05-22 Thread William Edney
Arve - Getting the value of 'src' here using 'document.images[0].getAttribute(src)' should return the relative path. The Microsoft guys made a big deal out of the fact that IE8 (in IE8 'strict standards' mode) will now properly return the relative path when 'getAttribute()' is used,

Client-side cross origin

2010-05-11 Thread William Edney
All - As a longtime developer of client-side Web applications, I have longed for such a mechanism that would allow the user to explicitly opt-in to allow cross-origin access. This access would be: * explicit opt-in * per site I can imagine a user scenario thusly: - User loads page from

Re: [Selectors API 2] Is matchesSelector stable enough to unprefix in implementations?

2011-11-25 Thread William Edney
All - I'm going to throw my 2 cents in here and say that, whatever ends up happening with scoping, that the equivalent of the current querySelector()/querySelectorAll() should be named matchesSelector(). As a longtime Web developer (and trainer of other Web developers) it is important to me

Re: Are web components *seriously* not namespaced?

2015-02-04 Thread William Edney
Glen - Glenn has the answer. So we're going to come up with yet-another-registry rather than use one that already exists and guarantees (at least as far can be guaranteed) uniqueness: DNS. The ramifications of not making HTML5 be XHTML5 will be with us for a very long time indeed. Cheers, -