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Re: proposal to add grouping mechanism to CP

From: Lorrie Cranor <lorrie@cs.cmu.edu>
Date: Sat, 20 Mar 2004 12:49:08 -0500
Message-Id: <E34436D4-7A96-11D8-9010-000A95DA3F5A@cs.cmu.edu>
Cc: 'public-p3p-spec' <public-p3p-spec@w3.org>
To: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>

If we need attributes, we can use an alternate syntax that would allow 
it. But I'm not sure what statement attributes need to be represented 
in compact policies... There are no STATEMENT attributes other than 
those that are part of extensions.


Also, I did include an example in the text I sent in the last message. 
It is a grouped compact policy from the example that is already in the 


On Mar 20, 2004, at 9:19 AM, Rigo Wenning wrote:

> On Saturday 20 March 2004 04:45, Lorrie Cranor wrote:
>> I propose adding a section 4.2.10 Compact STATEMENT
>> The STATEMENT element is represented in compact policies using the
>> curly brace { } symbols. The { represents the opening STATEMENT tag
>> and the } represents the closing statement tag.
> This is a good trick. I like it. But curly braces don't carry 
> attributes ;) This means
> the grouping mechanism of <statement> can't be applied. Your examples
> for grouping are good, but I would really like us to have a chunk of 
> full
> policy in the example and the grouped compact representation that goes
> with it.
> Best,
> Rigo
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