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Re: IE6 and finding the policy summary with https

From: Lorrie Cranor <lorrie@research.att.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2002 21:17:30 -0500
Message-ID: <02c801c1a08f$72b4bee0$3e06cf87@research.att.com>
To: "Andrew Lazarus" <drlaz@AdvisorSoftware.com>, <www-p3p-policy@w3.org>
Most likely, your policy reference file is not available over https.
For http://testserver, a P3P user agent will make a GET request
to http://testserver/w3c/p3p.xml to find your policy reference file
and in turn your P3P policy. But for https://testserver, it will
make the request to https://testserver/w3c/p3p.xml . If such a request
does not return your policy reference file (and you are not
useing the header or link method) than IE6 won't display your
privacy report.

Lorrie Cranor

----- Original Message -----
From: "Andrew Lazarus" <drlaz@AdvisorSoftware.com>
To: <www-p3p-policy@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, January 18, 2002 12:13 PM
Subject: IE6 and finding the policy summary with https

> I have successfully managed to get our third-party cookie served with CP,
> IE6 is accepting it. However, in the "View/Privacy Report" it is unable to
> find us. All of our content in the frame is with https <-. The server is
> IIS 4.0.
> I have been able to reproduce a similar (perhaps the same) problem without
> any question of cookies: when I do
> http://testserver I can get the privacy report but when I do
> https://testserver I can't.
> Are there any suggestions?
> Andrew Lazarus  DrLaz@advisorsoftware.com
Received on Friday, 18 January 2002 21:18:33 UTC

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