[Webkit-unassigned] [Bug 156651] [GTK] Expose AllowUniversalAccessFromFileURLs preference now that calling localStorage.getItem() results in SecurityError: DOM Exception 18

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Wed Apr 20 07:59:04 PDT 2016


--- Comment #36 from Michael Catanzaro <mcatanzaro at igalia.com> ---
(In reply to comment #35)
> (In reply to comment #34)
> > I don't understand, are you proposing that we permanently alter the
> > semantics of AllowFileAccessFromFileURLs for GTK only to allow access to
> > localStorage?
> Not at all. I'm proposing that we assume that apps already setting
> AllowFileAccessFromFileURLs are serving local file URIs and allow access to
> local storage for them for backwards compatibility. We won't document, nor
> encourage anybody to use that setting for that particular purpose.

So you proposing that we permanently alter AllowFileAccessFromFileURLs to allow access to local storage, for all ports? (Brent?)

What, then, would be the value in the AllowUniversalAccessFromFileURLs setting?

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