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Re: tracking-ISSUE-187: What is the right approach to exception handling? [Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)]

From: <mts-std@schunter.org>
Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2012 01:12:33 -0800
Message-ID: <7151d9c5073f8716dd008ada82e2a4d8.squirrel@webmail.schunter.org>
To: "Tracking Protection Working Group" <public-tracking@w3.org>
Team,

this is the issue meant to evolve the new approach towards exceptions.
During the call, several requirements that the new approach should satisfy
were raised. Feel free to attack them to this issue.

matthias

> tracking-ISSUE-187: What is the right approach to exception handling?
> [Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)]
>
> http://www.w3.org/2011/tracking-protection/track/issues/187
>
> Raised by: Matthias Schunter
> On product: Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)
>
> Currently two approaches are under discussion:
> "OLD": Site asks user agent for exception; user agent asks user and
> responds
>       (UA is responsible to ensure that exceptions reflect user
> preferences)
> "NEW": Site asks user for their preference and stores this in user agent.
>        User agent may double-check that this indeed matches preference but
>        is not obliged to do so.
>
>
>
>
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