[whatwg] Canvas 2D Context Proposal: resetOriginClean

Charles Pritchard chuck at jumis.com
Fri Apr 23 09:43:39 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:
>> />/> When resetOriginClean is executed, an implementation shall request
>> elevated
>> />/> 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.
>>> -Boris
>> Well... as that idea has been torpedoed, what/where is current work
>> being done to unify privilege escalation?
The seems to be covered in the "Widget Access Request Policy".

> 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 :)
> / Jonas
Thanks for clarifying

Has there been progress on enabling Canvas origin-clean with
Cross-Origin Resource Sharing?

Currently, a CROS-enabled XMLHttpRequest result must be serialized
in base64 then load it into an <img> tag.

Cross-Origin Resource Sharing:


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