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Re: doNotTrack attribute in API

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2014 11:52:52 -0800
Cc: Adrian Bateman <adrianba@microsoft.com>, "Matthias Schunter (Intel Corporation)" <mts-std@schunter.org>, "public-tracking@w3.org (public-tracking@w3.org)" <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-id: <550FD1C4-BBD5-437A-BBE2-5A8AA0D434B1@apple.com>
To: Marcos Caceres <mcaceres@mozilla.com>

On Jan 14, 2014, at 11:25 , Marcos Caceres <mcaceres@mozilla.com> wrote:

> On Tuesday, 14 January 2014 at 19:21, Adrian Bateman wrote:
>> Actually, I believe this was deliberately being moved to the window object to make it possible to tell what value was set for a particular resource. In IE11, we implemented this according to the discussions in the group. I think anything on navigator is left over from before.
> Oh oh :( The other browsers have it on navigator. We really shouldn't be adding stuff to the window object as it's more or less equivalent to putting stuff into the global scope (also, it's not really related to the "window", it's a global setting of the "navigator"). 

it might vary from window to window (this was one argument we heard). we certainly donít need to insist that it cannot

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Tuesday, 14 January 2014 19:53:19 UTC

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