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Re: Proposed Recommendation: Page Info Summary

From: Mary Ellen Zurko <Mary_Ellen_Zurko@notesdev.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2007 15:18:24 -0400
Cc: W3C WSC W3C WSC Public <public-wsc-wg@w3.org>
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To: "Johnathan Nightingale <johnath" <johnath@mozilla.com>
"it seems worthwhile to consider a recommendation around creating a 
user-requested "security and privacy summary" for users who want to 
further investigate their context. "

This is a feature that the IBM Lotus Notes client has had for a while now. 
Customers do like it. It's not an "everyday use" thing, but it's very, 
very handy to know there's one place to go to get security information. We 
even attempted to do some design work by usability experts on it. It's one 
of the three Notes examples that make up my chapter of Security and 

I support Domain Name inclusion. Best practices in displaying URLs should 
be followed for the domain name part of this display (it's my 
understanding browsers are using tehcniques to highlight mixed character 
URLs, for example). 

I really like the inclusion of visit history. 


Mary Ellen Zurko, STSM, IBM Lotus CTO Office       (t/l 333-6389)
Lotus/WPLC Security Strategy and Patent Innovation Architect

Johnathan Nightingale <johnath@mozilla.com> 
Sent by: public-wsc-wg-request@w3.org
04/25/2007 09:31 AM

W3C WSC W3C WSC Public <public-wsc-wg@w3.org>

Proposed Recommendation: Page Info Summary

I've created a Wiki page outlining a recommendation around providing 
a summary of security/identity context in secondary UI.


I've also apologized humbly to Mez for being so late to the party.



Johnathan Nightingale
Human Shield
Received on Wednesday, 25 April 2007 19:18:49 UTC

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