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Re: [Bug 22214] How long do permissions persist?

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2014 14:27:03 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnWFCi+gzOJTwXWxJWOFHv5RjKUgZZagEQekcCC+4Og8AQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jim Barnett <1jhbarnett@gmail.com>
Cc: Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>, "public-media-capture@w3.org" <public-media-capture@w3.org>
On 2 June 2014 14:14, Jim Barnett <1jhbarnett@gmail.com> wrote:
> All I'm asking for is a form of permissions that survive a page reload, but
> don't last forever.

Yeah, so I'm saying that would be unacceptable.

> If permanent permissions are possible (and presumably
> don't involve massively disruptive architectural changes), why aren't less
> permanent ones also possible?  Just a bit of book-keeping in the UA, I
> would think.

That's not the concern.  We can implement just about any sort of
well-defined persistence you can dream up.  That's never been the

Maybe you can more clearly articulate what you want, and why.
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