[whatwg] [CORS] WebKit tainting image instead of throwing error

Adam Barth w3c at adambarth.com
Sun Oct 23 22:01:00 PDT 2011

To follow up on this thread, this issue should be resolved in
http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/98215.  Please let me know if further
improvements are needed.


On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 2:54 PM, Adam Barth <w3c at adambarth.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 10:02 AM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:
>> On 10/6/11 12:11 PM, Adam Barth wrote:
>>> It sounds like you're arguing that it's better for developers if we
>>> fail fast and hard
>> In some cases, yes.  It's a tradeoff in every case, obviously.
>> A meta-issue: if you disagree with the spec text when implementing
>> something, silently implementing something else seems strictly worse than
>> raising a spec issue (and still implementing something else if desired).
> I didn't knowingly diverge from the spec.  I didn't notice the strict
> error checking when writing the patch.
>> Especially for things that you're planning to implement unprefixed.
> We implemented this feature without a prefix at Ian's specific request.
>> Likewise for cases when the spec is unclear, etc.  What's the point of
>> having implementations early in the specification process if they don't
>> actually provide feedback and instead only serve to lock in behaviors?
> I think you're being a big aggressive.  In any case, I didn't have any
> ill intent.  I just misunderstood because it never occurred to me that
> we'd want to fail hard on this sort of error.
> Adam

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