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[comment] Names and Titles of specifications

From: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2011 09:10:59 -0500
Message-Id: <33D4AF46-6F87-4822-8126-2CFDB7FD34A7@opera.com>
To: "public-tracking@w3.org Group WG" <public-tracking@w3.org>
I realized that we should have discussed this 
at the Working Group F2F, but it occurred to me 
that there might be an issue with the names. 
Specifically when we publish in TR/ space.

Currently the name of the Editor drafts for the specifications are

# Tracking Definitions specification

Current
Title:     Tracking Compliance and Scope Specification
shortname: tracking-compliance

Suggested
Title:     Tracking Concepts and Definitions Specification
shortname: tracking-definition


# Tracking HTTP headers specification

Current
Title:     Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)
shortname: tracking-dnt

Suggested
Title:     Tracking Syntax specification
shortname: tracking-syntax
	

# Rationales

* The conformance (or compliance as currently mentioned in the 
  specifications) will happen in the two specifications. There 
  will be MUST, SHOULD, etc keywords in both. Both specification 
  will have conformance sections. One about syntax formalism, 
  the other about respecting the header.

* Conformance is usually the term used at W3C for compliance. It 
  has a precise meaning. I intend to make a review of both specs.
  See http://www.w3.org/TR/qaframe-spec/
      http://www.w3.org/2011/tracking-protection/track/actions/26

* `tracking-dnt` makes the short name dependent on the header 
  syntax. We might change our opinions about it in the future and 
  choose another keyword for a reason or another. I would encourage
  to use the word syntax instead, because it is what we are 
  defining in that specification. 






-- 
Karl Dubost - http://dev.opera.com/
Developer Relations & Tools, Opera Software
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