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From Anis KADRI <anis.ka...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Whitelist defaults
Date Mon, 05 Nov 2012 23:22:08 GMT
I guess the consensus is to whitelist everything (*) all the time.

My opinion is that there should be some dev mode where (*) is set and then
a release mode where you'd specify your hosts.


On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 3:11 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:

> We've had the discussion. So what is the decision/consensus? Leave as is,
> or add "*" to default settings for all, with a warning in the console log?
>
>
>
> On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 11:33 AM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 10:59 AM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Echoing Anis here. The easiest use case is for corporate use
> (internal),
> > > where any connections are restricted to a certain domain for paranoid
> IT
> > > types.
> > >
> > > I can see the case of us allowing everything _by default_ though (eg
> > adding
> > > the '*'), which really should have been the default so as to be
> > "backwards
> > > compatible" with how it was before the whitelist came in. The system
> > could
> > > detect this sole wildcard entry, and print out a warning in the console
> > > log, as well as the documentation of course pointing this out -- the
> > latter
> > > which we should have done in the first place.
> >
> > OK, that sounds cool, but does that mean that in six months, we're
> > going to deprecate this behaviour and get more aggressive with the
> > whitelist?
> >
> > BTW: In the event that the whitelist isn't found based on the code
> > that I'm looking at here, Android should block everything and fire
> > default web intents.  If it's not doing this, that's a bug! When we
> > refer to defaults, are we referring to the config.xml that we're
> > circulating?
> >
> > Also, how are we testing this whitelisting feature? I can tell you
> > that doing it in JS alone wouldn't be enough.
> >
> > Joe
> >
>

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