[whatwg] Origins, reprise

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Fri Jan 9 14:46:06 PST 2009

Adam Barth wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 10:42 AM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:
>> 3) Those for which the URI is same-origin with itself but no other URI
>>   (not to be confused with the globally unique identifier case).
> Can you give an example of this kind of URI?

Yes, of course.  IMAP URIs [1] have an authority component which is the 
IMAP server.  At the same time, each message needs to be treated as a 
separate trust domain.

Similar for the proposed nntp URIs [2].


[1] http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc5092.txt
[2] http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ellermann-news-nntp-uri-11

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