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Re: NodeSelector, :visited, and :link

From: Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 21:25:50 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTike+qPxYmM2RSmXx=svozhH-s9eo_njUgqR7LpX@mail.gmail.com>
To: Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, Patrick Garies <pgaries@fastmail.us>, www-style <www-style@w3.org>
On 8/25/10, Alan Gresley <alan@css-class.com> wrote:
> Garrett Smith wrote:
>>  "user agents must treat all links as unvisited links. Authors should
>> be advised that some older user agents match visited links with
>> :visited and unvisited links with :link."
>>
>> Essentially along the lines of codifying the behavior. What's the
>> point in a feature that is designed to be not interoperable?
>
>
> This is a security issue. Servers can track a computer's personal
> browsing history by using attribute selectors together with :visited
> or server side scripts (for which I have little knowledge) and :visited.
>
>
And?
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Garrett
Received on Thursday, 26 August 2010 04:26:22 GMT

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