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Re: `Accept-CH` header is weird

From: Nick Doty <npdoty@ischool.berkeley.edu>
Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2018 16:42:54 -0700
Cc: Ilya Grigorik <ilya@grigorik.com>, Alex Russell <slightlyoff@google.com>, Eric Rescorla <ekr@rtfm.com>, "public-privacy (W3C mailing list)" <public-privacy@w3.org>, TAG List <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-Id: <174BB383-7844-452E-9BD2-30C304643E70@ischool.berkeley.edu>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
On Apr 26, 2018, at 5:31 AM, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
> 
> Hi Nick,
> 
>> On 25 Apr 2018, at 11:11 pm, Nick Doty <npdoty@ischool.berkeley.edu> wrote:
>> 
>> Thanks for the pointers, Ilya. I hadn't followed that when network information hints were removed from the httpwg Client Hints spec that they appeared in another spec. Would there be any way for us to keep track of all of these Client Hint proposals? Is there a registry somewhere or a page aggregating the active work? Or do we just need to follow all W3C WGs and WICG and IETF HTTP WG?
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> No.
> 
> As I'm sure you're aware, any protocol element can have privacy impact, so if you want to be aware of potential privacy impact, you're going to need to track a lot of things.

Sure, we have plenty of experience with the challenges of trying to track privacy issues across a wide range of groups. I was just checking in case this particular topic/mechanism was being coordinated somewhere, in the hopes that it could simplify our process a bit.

>> For example, I know that geolocation had been discussed as a possible Client Hint in the HTTP WG, but didn't seem to be an active work in progress. Was that picked up in some other venue?
> 
> Not to my knowledge.

Good to know, thanks.

Cheers,
Nick

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