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Re: Pre-fetch rough draft

From: Brady Eidson <beidson@apple.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2012 11:31:05 +0100
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, Florian Bösch <pyalot@gmail.com>, Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@myopera.com>, public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
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To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
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>

Pre-fetch has a "must not" for omitting cookies, whereas browser hints are optional.

I tend to agree with this being a "must not" requirement.

~Brady
Received on Wednesday, 31 October 2012 08:52:32 GMT

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