[webkit-dev] WebKit position on Web NFC
fbeaufort at google.com
Wed Jan 22 00:03:47 PST 2020
On Mon, Jan 13, 2020 at 12:56 PM François Beaufort <
fbeaufort at google.com> wrote:
> As promised earlier, here's the intent to experiment thread URL we've just
> sent to blink-dev:
> It would be greatly appreciated if you could share specifics about your
> Some alternative designs would also help moving this discussion forward.
> Thank you,
> On Mon, Jan 6, 2020 at 10:48 PM Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
>> We oppose this feature and will not implement it.
>> We do not believe a permission prompt is a sufficient mitigation for the
>> serious security and privacy risks raised by this specification. In
>> addition, we think exposing direct hardware access to the web is a bad idea
>> and compromises the device-independence of the web platform.
>> We can provide more details if desired but it may take a few days.
>> On Jan 5, 2020, at 11:40 PM, François Beaufort <fbeaufort at google.com>
>> Hello WebKit Dev folks,
>> Following Maciej's invitation to send requests for positions on Web API
>> proposals to webkit-dev, we would like to know WebKit's position on Web
>> NFC: https://w3c.github.io/web-nfc/
>> Web NFC aims to provide sites the ability to read and write to nearby NFC
>> devices. The current scope is limited to NDEF, a lightweight binary message
>> format. Low-level I/O operations with the ISO-DEP protocol and Host-based
>> Card Emulation (HCE) are not supported.
>> FYI, an intent to experiment will be posted soon on blink-dev.
>> I'll update this webkit-dev thread with the URL when done.
>> TAG Review: https://github.com/w3ctag/design-reviews/issues/461
>> Chromestatus URL: https://www.chromestatus.com/features/6261030015467520
>> Mozilla standards-positions:
>> Thank you,
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>> webkit-dev at lists.webkit.org
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