[whatwg] JSONRequest

Jim Ley jim.ley at gmail.com
Sun Mar 19 04:23:11 PST 2006

On 3/19/06, Douglas Crockford <douglas at crockford.com> wrote:
>  > The mimetype you're defining, because it is new, pretty-much ensures
>  > no existing service behind an intranet could be affected.
>  > I could still envision one day developers setting-up JSON syndication
>  > services behind an intranet, not quite grokking the fact that their
>  > data is now accessible from outside of their intranet. Silly, i know
>  > but ...
> It is a concern. The only solution to that that I can see is education.

No, the solution is pretty clear, all cross domain activity is
designed to be OPT-IN, just like all other current methods, then
concious effort needs to be made to allow your data onto other peoples

> A con with JSONRequest is
> that if your are incompetent in determining your authentications, then data may
> leak.

Or indeed wrote your script before this JSONRequest was invented.

Please remove your false and misleading "introduces no new security problems".


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