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Re: The paranoid user

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2009 06:35:26 +0000 (UTC)
To: Gareth Rees <Gareth.rees@pobox.com>
Cc: public-html-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0909140634160.14605@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 3 Sep 2009, Gareth Rees wrote:
>
> Section 6.12.2.1 "Hyperlink auditing" says:
> > However, the ping attribute ... allows the paranoid user to disable the
> > notifications without losing the underlying link functionality.
> 
> The use of the word "paranoid" suggests that such a user's concerns 
> about sending ping notifications are delusional: that is, in practice 
> there is no gain in privacy from disabling the notifications. Is this 
> what you mean to imply? If it is, I think it would be better if the text 
> were more explicit.

I've removd the word "paranoid".

Cheers,
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