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Re: Intermediaries interfering with DNT decision making

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2012 10:59:19 -0700
Cc: Tamir Israel <tisrael@cippic.ca>, "public-tracking@w3.org protection wg" <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-Id: <4DBE638B-B1C9-49F7-AE65-6CEC2ECFFACE@gbiv.com>
To: Joseph Lorenzo Hall <joe@cdt.org>
On Sep 10, 2012, at 11:06 AM, Joseph Lorenzo Hall wrote:

> I believe the "unset" operation in apached config doesn't change DNT from 1 to 0 but instead strips the DNT part of the header out entirely. Someone correct me if I'm wrong. best, Joe

That is correct.  It leaves the message in the same state it would have
been before IE tried (and failed) to implement DNT, and adds an
environment variable for further processing if desired.

....Roy
Received on Tuesday, 11 September 2012 17:59:44 UTC

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