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Re: "cross-site"

From: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2011 19:26:24 -0500
Message-Id: <45C62F2C-DFD4-4372-A258-74F88729B7F6@opera.com>
Cc: "public-tracking@w3.org WG (public-tracking@w3.org)" <public-tracking@w3.org>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Mark,
cc: roy

Thanks! 

Le 14 nov. 2011 à 18:46, Mark Nottingham a écrit :
> Regarding <http://www.w3.org/TR/2011/WD-tracking-dnt-20111114/>, the draft makes liberal use of the term "cross-site."

The term is used 10 times in the document.
Some suggestions

# Abstract

Old:
    This specification defines the technical mechanisms
    for expressing a cross-site tracking preference via
    the DNT request header field in HTTP…

New:
    This specification defines the technical mechanisms
    for expressing a tracking preference across sites
    via the DNT request header field in HTTP

Old:
    that engage in cross-site tracking
New:
    that engage in tracking across sites

# Introduction

Old:
    When cross-site tracking or cross-site sharing of
    data collection does not match the user's
    expectations regarding privacy, the result can be a
    very angry customer.

New:
    When tracking or sharing of data collection across
    sites does not match the user's expectations
    regarding privacy, the result can be a very angry
    customer.

Old:
    … their own preference regarding cross-site tracking 
    that is both simple to configure…

New:
    … their own preference regarding tracking across sites
    that is both simple to configure…

Old:
    … to permit use of their content without cross-site 
    data collection …

New:
    … to permit use of their content without data 
    collection across sites …

# 3. Determining User Preference

Old:
    The goal of this protocol is to allow a user to
    express their personal preference regarding
    cross-site tracking to each server and web
    application that they communicate with via HTTP

New:
    The goal of this protocol is to allow a user to
    express their personal preference regarding
    tracking across sites to each server and web
    application that they communicate with via HTTP

Old:
    For example, a user might configure their own 
    user agent to tell servers "do not track me 
    cross-site"

New:
    For example, a user might configure their own 
    user agent to tell servers "do not track me 
    across sites"

# 4.2 HTML DOM Interfaces

Old:
    The NavigatorDoNotTrack interface provides a
    means for the user's cross-site tracking
    preference to be expressed to web applications
    running within a page rendered by the user
    agent.

New:
    The NavigatorDoNotTrack interface provides a
    means for the user's tracking (across sites) 
    preference to be expressed to web applications
    running within a page rendered by the user
    agent.

# 5. Communicating a Tracking Status

Old:
    it may indicate either that the user has 
    chosen to allow cross-site tracking 

New:
    it may indicate either that the user has 
    chosen to allow tracking across sites

-- 
Karl Dubost - http://dev.opera.com/
Developer Relations & Tools, Opera Software
Received on Tuesday, 15 November 2011 00:27:10 UTC

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