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Re: Transition announcement: Third LC of wsc-ui

From: timeless <timeless@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 28 Mar 2010 00:04:49 +0100
Message-ID: <bb9848a71003271604x6719892aqa1be82f7bb5b73ac@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-usable-authentication@w3.org
On Sat, Mar 27, 2010 at 9:14 PM, timeless <timeless@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 24, 2010 at 1:06 PM, timeless <timeless@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> certificates... are... revoked,... Danger Messages... MUST be used.
>>> certificates... are... expired,... Danger Messages... MUST be used.
>> *****
>> I've been instructed to be careful about my wording, so I'd request
>> time to get back to you with a more appropriately phrased statement
>> regarding this item.
>> *****
> After consulting with a process technician, I'm asking that the
> "MUST"s be dropped.

Except, i managed to pick the wrong must because i didn't include
enough context. OOPS! :(

> User agents MUST make information about the identity of the Web site that a user interacts with available.
> This [Definition: identity signal ] MUST be part of primary user interface during usage modes which entail
> the presence of signaling to the user beyond only presenting page content. Note that there may be usage
> modes during which this requirement does not apply: For example, a Web agent which is interactively
> switched into a presentation mode that does not display any chrome need not preserve security indicators
> in primary user interface. On the other hand, a user agent such as a smart phone, individual entertainment
> screen in an airplane seat back, or TV set which has a usage mode that makes minimal (but visible) chrome
> elements available does need to preserve security indicators in such a mode.

The MUST that I'm asking to have dropped is from this paragraph.
Received on Saturday, 27 March 2010 23:05:23 UTC

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