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Re: [whatwg] Feedback on the ping="" attribute (ISSUE-1)

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 3 Nov 2007 21:26:08 +0000 (UTC)
To: Krzysztof ┼╗elechowski <giecrilj@stegny.2a.pl>
Cc: HTML WG List <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0711032125080.27205@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Sat, 3 Nov 2007, Krzysztof ┼╗elechowski wrote:
> > 
> > I don't understand how either cookies or referrers could be used here. 
> > Could you elaborate? That's certainly not how tracking is more 
> > commonly done today.
> 
> A client can simply reward the referrer for referring the user to it. 

I don't understand how that would work.


> What is simpler than that?

Well, the ping attribute. :-)

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