[whatwg] Inline Web Worker

Dmitry Titov dimich at google.com
Mon Oct 25 12:46:26 PDT 2010

On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 11:28 AM, Drew Wilson <atwilson at google.com> wrote:

> I believe it's a security feature.
> Imagine that you download foo.html into your C:/ - according to the logic
> below, script running in foo.html should be able to read *any file on your
> C:/ drive*. That seems scary to me.
> FWIW, chrome allows passing the --allow-file-access-from-files command line
> flag to make it easier for developers to work locally without running an
> HTTP server.

I wish it was an option for a tab (right-click on the tab -> "Allow File
Access" or so), to make spontaneous hacking of a random html easier...

> -atw
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