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Re: Web Performance: Survey and Workshop - We'd like your input!

From: Reitbauer, Alois <Alois.Reitbauer@compuware.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2012 15:14:23 +0000
To: Tobie Langel <tobie@fb.com>, Paul Bakaus <pbakaus@zynga.com>, "public-web-perf@w3.org" <public-web-perf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <CC9B5D1E.18584%alois.reitbauer@compuware.com>
I won't be at TPAC due to other duties, but we can have a WebEx on this on
probably also meet before the workshop and spend a day or two to flesh
this out. If you know more people who should join the effort feel free to
invite them.

// Alois

On 10/10/12 1:52 PM, "Tobie Langel" <tobie@fb.com> wrote:

>On 10/10/12 1:32 PM, "Paul Bakaus" <pbakaus@zynga.com> wrote:
>>On 10.10.12 10:44, "Reitbauer, Alois" <Alois.Reitbauer@compuware.com>
>>>I see this exactly the same way. It will be a feature that requires the
>>>user to accept that this information gets collected or it will be
>>>by default using a browser flag - this will be useful for testing. I
>>>put a proposal together for the upcoming workshop.
>>>I already asked Tobie to work together. Paul you are more than welcome
>>Yep, happy to join the effort!
>>After giving this more thought, I came to the conclusion that there are
>>all sorts of APIs that were blocked by fingerprinting concerns in the
>>past, so I wonder if we shouldn't just design a general sort of
>>domain-based notification prompt (like geolocation), saying something
>>"The current page requests access to advanced functionality that could
>>potentially be used to track your identity. Do you want to allow this?"
>>At this point, every API that sits behind the fingerprinting firewall
>>would be unblocked.
>Given how WebIDL exposes otherwise namespace constructors to the global
>scope (e.g. look at all the WebGL cruft present there), this might prove
>challenging, but I'm sure we'll end up finding a solution that improves
>the current situation.
>Alois, will you be at TPAC?

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