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Re: linked

From: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 18:12:24 +0100
To: "'public-p3p-spec'" <public-p3p-spec@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20040216171224.GG639@accueil.w3.org>

I concur with the remarks from Giles. Some additional rant:

On Sun, Feb 15, 2004 at 05:51:41PM -0500, Lorrie Cranor wrote:
> 
> we discussed bugzilla 172 
> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=172 on last week's call 
> and I proposed a possible way of differentiating linked and linkable. 
> The following is my proposal for text for the spec to document this. 
> Please send your comments and let me know if this idea even makes any 
> sense.
> 
> <li>X is retrieved from a database.</li>
> 
> <li>Information collected about the user during the current session --
> including data entered into forms, IP address, clickstream data,
> client events, or other data associated with the user's visit to the
> web site -- is added to a record in which X is stored.</li>

We shouldn't restrict data collection to the current session. The more
evil stuff remembers previous sessions and continues recording. Perhaps
we need to separate the discussion of what has to be declared (and a way
to declare that things are _added_ to a profile) from the question of
what linkable means.

Best, 

Rigo
Received on Monday, 16 February 2004 12:13:26 EST

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