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Re: 4.12.2.1: "paranoid user"

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2008 11:13:52 +0900
Cc: "Barclay, Daniel" <daniel@fgm.com>, public-html-comments@w3.org
Message-Id: <BBD324F4-4243-4E24-935E-4C50C8FFC79E@w3.org>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>


Le 12 juil. 2008 à 04:26, Ian Hickson a écrit :
> On Fri, 11 Jul 2008, Barclay, Daniel wrote:
>>
>> Section 4.12.2.1 says:
>>
>>   It allows the paranoid user to disable the notifications without  
>> losing the
>>   underlying link functionality.
>>
>> Shouldn't "paranoid user" be something like "privacy-conscious user"?
>
> No, because a privacy-conscious user would realise that this doesn't
> actually do much for his privacy.

The spec has been written for implementers, not users. So giving a  
statement about users or recommendations on how users can better  
protect their privacy is not very useful.

Suggestion:
	It allows the user to disable the notifications
	without losing the underlying link functionality.
	Note for implementers: You might notify the users
	through the UI that this will not protect
	completely their privacy.


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