[whatwg] Device element

Seth Brown learc83 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 4 17:18:23 PST 2011

That was the point of what I said in the previous message. The default
security level wouldn't prompt users every time a script changes. But
for users who are interested and do understand what's going on--they
have the option of checking to see if a script has changed and can do
some more verification.

On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 7:15 PM, Glenn Maynard <glenn at zewt.org> wrote:
> And: it still doesn't help.  Asking a user whether changes to a
> Javascript file are okay is meaningless.  Regular users don't know
> Javascript; there's no way they can know whether to accept a change or
> not.  No general security model can be built around requiring the user
> to understand the technical issues behind the security.

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