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RE: Service Provider Status (ISSUE-137)

From: JC Cannon <jccannon@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2012 16:38:50 +0000
To: Jonathan Mayer <jmayer@stanford.edu>, W3C DNT Working Group Mailing List <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-ID: <BB17D596C94A854E9EE4171D33BBCC81015AA7D3@TK5EX14MBXC239.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
Could you describe a scenario where the service provider is not on HTTP? How would it send a response I the first place? Are you talking about offline scenarios?


From: Jonathan Mayer [mailto:jmayer@stanford.edu]
Sent: Wednesday, August 29, 2012 9:36 AM
To: W3C DNT Working Group Mailing List
Subject: Re: Service Provider Status (ISSUE-137)

A related design decision: What about service providers that aren't at visible via HTTP?  I don't think we have consensus on this yet.

On Wednesday, August 29, 2012 at 9:17 AM, Jonathan Mayer wrote:
Some possible status ambiguities for service providers.  All are solvable with trivial engineering.

-If a service provider is using its own domain:
         -Is the entity a first party, third party, or service provider?
         -Which party is it providing outsourcing services to?  (Might be multiple parties in different roles.)
-If a service provider is using a different party's domain (e.g. a CNAMEd analytics service):
         -Who is the service provider?

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