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Re: Are we trying to build a compliance system on poorly-defined core concepts?

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2012 04:17:56 -0700
Cc: Shane Wiley <wileys@yahoo-inc.com>, "public-tracking@w3.org" <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-Id: <A5D207CB-58E5-4E3B-96B6-DAD2B2CFCF7F@gbiv.com>
To: Bryan Sullivan <blsaws@gmail.com>
On Oct 5, 2012, at 4:12 AM, Bryan Sullivan wrote:

> To be clear, I am proposing three new issues be raised and I will propose
> text for:
> 1) Clarify that multiple users may use a specific device/user-agent
> 2) Address TPE changes to refect multi-user/shared device use cases
> 3) Update user agent definition to include proxy user agents

To be clear, the latter will not be accepted.  DNT depends on HTTP,
and a proxy is never a user agent.  It is a proxy.  So if you need
some requirements changed, then suggest ways in which they can be
phrased as "user agent or proxy" rather than try to change UA to
include proxy.

....Roy
Received on Friday, 5 October 2012 11:18:19 UTC

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