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RE: Today's call: summary on user agent compliance

From: Shane Wiley <wileys@yahoo-inc.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2012 13:13:10 -0700
To: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>, "public-tracking@w3.org" <public-tracking@w3.org>
CC: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, "ifette@google.com" <ifette@google.com>
Message-ID: <63294A1959410048A33AEE161379C8023D185908F3@SP2-EX07VS02.ds.corp.yahoo.com>
I would agree if that were true in all cases, but its hopeful that UAs will mostly be compliant so this message would only go out in those cases where UA is non-compliant (exception rather than rule).

- Shane

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From: Rigo Wenning [mailto:rigo@w3.org] 
Sent: Friday, June 08, 2012 1:09 PM
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Subject: Re: Today's call: summary on user agent compliance

On Friday 08 June 2012 21:56:02 Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> As for the specific feature you propose above, I see no reason to
> have features to make negative conformance claims; it's much
> better to infer likely non-conformance from the absence of
> positive conformance claims. If usability studies have shown the
> mere claim "I ignore DNT signals" is useful to normal users, then
> I would suggest to make that a conformance level if people expect
> great interest in this on part of site owners.

Hear Hear!

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