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Re: #469: definition of "private"

From: David Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>
Date: Tue, 7 May 2013 17:00:29 -0700 (PDT)
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, IETF HTTP WG <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <alpine.LRH.2.01.1305071658070.23838@egate.xpasc.com>


On Tue, 7 May 2013, Martin Thomson wrote:

> On 7 May 2013 11:54, David Morris <dwm@xpasc.com> wrote:
> >
> > I prefer "single user" as "single user agent" would preclude a shared desk
> > top proxy supporting multiple user agents as one example. Privacy is a
> > user concern and should be expressed that way.
> 
> I'd finagle that - the proxy is the user agent in that case.

True, but that was the cleanest example of a private but shared cache.
Various browsers have options for sharing cookies with / from other
browsers. I don't see a reason to forbid Firefox from sharing a single
end user cache with IE or Chrome or etc.
Received on Wednesday, 8 May 2013 00:01:00 UTC

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