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Re: Issue 240 - definition of "context" | alternative proposal

From: David Singer <singer@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2014 09:22:37 +0900
Message-id: <62BF1A80-7BC2-4979-AD19-EE70655F3E4E@apple.com>
To: W3C DNT Working Group Mailing List <public-tracking@w3.org>
I think that, in the case that the term ‘tracking’ is (a) not used in any formal way by the TPE, but only to label things and (b) the definition relies on a term which is both undefined and ambiguous, we should question whether a formal definition is needed or appropriate in the TPE.


On Jan 23, 2014, at 4:20 , Chris Mejia <chris.mejia@iab.net> wrote:

> Hi Nick, et. al, 
> 
> Question: do we really need to define the word "context" in this document? Or would it be better to leave it to compliance regimes to define context in their respective compliance documents? I tend to think it's better to leave such definitions out of the TPE, and address them in the compliance docs, if necessary. 
> 
> I'd like to submit this as an alternative proposal: that we not define "context" in the TPE.  Of course, I'm open to feedback and look forward to a healthy discussion if necessary.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Chris
> 
> Chris Mejia | Digital Supply Chain Solutions | Ad Technology Group | Interactive Advertising Bureau - IAB 

David Singer
Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
Received on Thursday, 23 January 2014 00:23:15 UTC

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