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Re: JS Exception API

From: Nicholas Doty <npdoty@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2012 16:25:21 -0800
Cc: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, Tom Lowenthal <tom@mozilla.com>, "public-tracking@w3.org" <public-tracking@w3.org>, Andy Zeigler <andyzei@microsoft.com>
Message-Id: <AB7FEDDE-48D6-46DC-8378-5DBC6B04B1FC@w3.org>
To: Jonathan Mayer <jmayer@stanford.edu>
On Feb 29, 2012, at 12:38 PM, Jonathan Mayer wrote:

> Minor suggestion for adding at the end of the "JavaScript API for site-specific exceptions" section:
> 
> The `callback` function may not be called.  For example, the user may decline to express a preference, dismiss the exception request, or close the browser window.

That's a good point. We could change this guidance:

>           A user agent MAY use an interactive method to ask the user about
>           their preferences, so sites SHOULD NOT assume that the callback
>           function will be called immediately.

to:

> A user agent MAY use an interactive method to ask the user about their preferences, so sites SHOULD NOT assume that the callback function will be called immediately or at all. For example, the user may dismiss the exception request or close the browser window.

Thanks,
Nick
Received on Wednesday, 7 March 2012 00:25:33 UTC

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