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Re: Pre-fetch rough draft

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2012 12:16:19 +0100
Message-ID: <508FB703.50809@gmx.de>
To: Brady Eidson <beidson@apple.com>
CC: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, Florian Bösch <pyalot@gmail.com>, Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@myopera.com>, public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On 2012-10-30 11:31, Brady Eidson wrote:
>
> On Oct 30, 2012, at 11:19 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>
>> On 2012-10-30 10:57, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>>> On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 10:46 AM, Florian Bösch <pyalot@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> The specification states that "Prefetch requests must not include
>>>> cookies." which is not an effective measure to prevent user profiling.
>>>
>>> I suspect it's to reduce the size of the request.
>>
>> -> <http://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-nottingham-http-browser-hints-04#section-5.10>
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> Pre-fetch has a "must not" for omitting cookies, whereas browser hints are optional.
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> I tend to agree with this being a "must not" requirement.

That may be true, but still we shouldn't special-case certain URIs.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 30 October 2012 11:19:04 GMT

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