[whatwg] Iframe Sandbox Attribute - allow-plugins?

Adam Barth w3c at adambarth.com
Wed Jul 13 13:58:49 PDT 2011

On Wed, Jul 13, 2011 at 1:55 PM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:
> On 2011-07-13 22:31, Adam Barth wrote:
>> Adding allow-plugins today would defeat the prevention of parent
>> redirection.
>> The short answer is we need an API for informing plugins of the
>> sandbox flags and a way of confirming that the plugins understand
>> those bits before we can allow plugins inside sandboxed frames.
> ...but that API is outside the scope of what the W3C and the WhatWG
> currently do, so I think it would be great if defining this flag could be
> decoupled from progress on the plugin API layers.

It is coupled in the sense that we can't implement the flag unless and
until such a plug-in API exists.


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