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Re: explicit-explicit exception pairs

From: Rigo Wenning <rigo@w3.org>
Date: Fri, 04 May 2012 18:01:39 +0200
To: public-tracking@w3.org
Cc: Kevin Smith <kevsmith@adobe.com>, "ifette@google.com" <ifette@google.com>, Matthias Schunter <mts-std@schunter.org>, Jonathan Mayer <jmayer@stanford.edu>, Nicholas Doty <npdoty@w3.org>
Message-ID: <5714150.EV556ORdlM@hegel.sophia.w3.org>

On Wednesday 02 May 2012 14:11:08 Kevin Smith wrote:
> While functionally that works better.  I still maintain we get most of the
> cost without most of the benefit.  This proposal reigns in the scope
> functionally somewhat, but what value does it provide over a site wide
> exception?  I believe most of the privacy based concerns will still exist
> in this model, so why incur the technical costs to go part way.

1/ Nobody is obliged to use the javascript API

2/ I think it is key for web-wide exceptions without forcing the first party 
to know the entire chain of an ad auction. Such a requirement would either 
kill our mechanism or ad - auctions. I bet it would kill the former. 

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