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Re: Art 10: Issue 3 - cookies

From: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 9 Feb 2004 18:24:45 +0100
To: "'public-p3p-spec'" <public-p3p-spec@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20040209172445.GO1079@accueil.w3.org>

On Sat, Feb 07, 2004 at 04:23:20PM -0500, Lorrie Cranor wrote:
> User agents that evaluate cookie policies SHOULD perform this 
> evaluation before setting a cookie so that the cookie can be discarded 
> without being set if that is what is dictated by the user's 
> preferences.

Sounds better than just say evaluation, as we have also psychology
involved here ;). I would not talk about store or erase, rather about
giving effect. As you said: for analysis, one might want to store the
cookie in another place. But the cookie is not doing anything anymore.
How could one express that in english?

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