[whatwg] Canvas 2D Context Proposal: resetOriginClean
jonas at sicking.cc
Fri Apr 23 09:14:36 PDT 2010
On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 5:05 PM, Charles Pritchard <chuck at jumis.com> wrote:
> On 4/20/10 7:18 AM, Charles Pritchard wrote:
>>> / Proposed method:
> />>/ CanvasRenderingContext2D
> />/> resetOriginClean
> />/> throws SECURITY_ERR exception
> />/> When resetOriginClean is executed, an implementation shall request
> />/> privileges, and if granted, set the origin-clean flag of the canvas
> />/> element to true.
>> Mozilla almost certainly not be willing to implement such a method.
> Well... as that idea has been torpedoed, what/where is current work
> being done to unify privilege escalation?
> Boris, you haven't provided me with any reasoning/room to address the issue.
> In general use resetOriginClean would just throw a security error.
> It'd only prompt the user for permissions in the same cases that
> enablePrivilege does.
For what it's worth, we consider enablePrivilege to be a horrible
solution for basically any involved party (browser developer, user,
and website author), and we're in the process of removing it. So
saying that anything is like enablePrivilege is not a good argument :)
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