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Re: Top-level origin concepts & friends; Exception APIs feedback; doNotTrack API feedback

From: Nick Doty <npdoty@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2015 17:46:30 -0700
Cc: "public-tracking-comments@w3.org" <public-tracking-comments@w3.org>
Message-Id: <7AFC873E-BE2B-4C40-8C73-542A9FBE3319@w3.org>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Hi Anne,

> On Jun 15, 2015, at 6:33 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 12:29 AM, Nick Doty <npdoty@w3.org> wrote:
>> Thank you for your comments (last April) on the TPE Last Call Working Draft. The Tracking Protection Working Group has discussed each of the issues and proposed resolutions.
>> Editor David Singer, with editor Roy Fielding, has provided summaries of the responses for each of the tracker issues for the Last Call product; I have provided links below. I would briefly summarize the resolutions as:
>> * moving from window to navigator as suggested
>> * clarifying that the API is not asynchronous
>> * correcting terminology (to browsing context), as suggested
>> * clarifying cookie references and terminology
>> * not changing characteristics that are specific to HTTP headers
>> (You may have seen much of this in email already, so apologies for any duplication; this is just to make sure you've seen the group responses.)
>> Issues:
>> https://www.w3.org/2011/tracking-protection/track/issues/243
>> https://www.w3.org/2011/tracking-protection/track/issues/255
>> https://www.w3.org/2011/tracking-protection/track/issues/256
>> Responses:
>> https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-tracking/2014Dec/0016.html
>> Please let us know if these changes or explanations resolve your concerns.
> This is not really sufficient information to know whether or not my
> comments have been taken into account. Usually when I close someone's
> issue I provide them with a pointer to the commit and there's an
> updated draft available that takes the change into account. Is that
> available here?

Apologies for the belated reply. You had several, related comments that were addressed through several, related changes to the TPE specification. An updated editor's draft is available here:

A diff from the LCWD is available:

I believe the relevant portions of that diff to your comments are:

David Singer's summary email, which includes specific comment responses, as linked above, is here:


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