[whatwg] Please consider dropping the "sandbox" attribute from the <iframe> element

Adam Barth w3c at adambarth.com
Sun Aug 1 21:31:26 PDT 2010

There's been a lot of security review, both on this list and in the
W3C HTML WG.  I've been meaning to write up a summary of all the
discussion, but I haven't gotten around to it yet.  We ended up
tweaking a few aspects, but generally the design seems solid.


On Sun, Aug 1, 2010 at 6:59 PM, Tantek Çelik <tantek at cs.stanford.edu> wrote:
> Summary: The new 'sandbox' feature on <iframe> should be considered
> for removal. It needs a security review, it will be a lot of work to
> implement properly, and may not actually solve the problem it is
> intending to solve.
> More details here:
> http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/Iframe_Sandbox
> I encourage fellow web authors and browser implementers to add their
> opinions/comments to that wiki page.
> Thanks!
> Tantek
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