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[BH] The most generic binding

From: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2003 14:12:48 +0200
To: public-p3p-spec <public-p3p-spec@w3.org>
Cc: reagle@w3.org
Message-ID: <20030716121247.GM1359@rigo.w3.org>


I owe you this since a long time.

The idea and solutions described below were developed as an outcome of
the dependency - discussions with XForms. 

Steven Pemberton suggested a very simple binding that would allow to
bind a P3P-Policy to arbitrary XML-Elements. He thought it would be a
quick and short specification to do as it would define a generic
attribute like xml lang=..[1] This could be done in a separate
specification, but is also a possible candidate be included in the
[beyond HTTP] stuff.

So I suggest to specify an XML-attribute that can be generally used to
point to a _Policy_ (not PRF). The binding is no issue as the attribute
itself defines it's own binding by the element it is sitting on. 

In a past email, Steven Pemberton gave an example of how this could look

  1. http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml#sec-lang-tag
  2. http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Member/w3c-forms/2003JanMar/0127.html

Rigo Wenning            W3C/ERCIM
Policy Analyst          Privacy Activity Lead
mail:rigo@w3.org        2004, Routes des Lucioles
http://www.w3.org/      F-06902 Sophia Antipolis
Received on Wednesday, 16 July 2003 08:15:22 UTC

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