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RE: D-AC020.1 discussion points

From: Joseph Hui <Joseph.Hui@exodus.net>
Date: Tue, 7 May 2002 19:03:33 -0700
Message-ID: <45258A4365C6B24A9832BFE224837D551D1BF3@SJDCEX01.int.exodus.net>
To: "Hugo Haas" <hugo@w3.org>, <www-ws-arch@w3.org>
> From: Hugo Haas [mailto:hugo@w3.org]
[snip]
> >       A service provider MUST disclose its privacy policies 
> >       in manners
> >       that can be easily understood by the consumers.  In 
> >       the absence
> >       of such disclosure, a consumer (of the service) SHOULD assume
> >       that neither the service nor its provider furnishes 
> >       any privacy policy.
> 
> A few comments about this:
> 
> - "in manners that can be easily understood": this may be vague.
> 
> - I think that I agree with Roger when he says that the first MUST is
>   too strong. While we should definitely encourage the advertising of
>   privacy policies, it should be OK to have a Web service without any,
>   e.g. if it is internal to an organization. SHOULD sounds better to
>   me.

Hugo, BTW, the "MUST" stems from the "must advertise" in your original.
 
> - While I agree with the second sentence, I think that it is too
>   detailed for the requirements document and should go into the
>   architecture document.

As I expressed in another message, the second sentence will
be unnecessary if the first one is downgraded from MUST/must.
Of course, this is not to be taken as an argument against
downgrading the MUST in the first sentence.

Joe Hui
Exodus, a Cable & Wireless service
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> 
> Regards,
> 
> Hugo
> 
>   1. http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-ws-arch/2002Apr/0099.html
>   2. http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-ws-arch/2002May/0034.html
>   3. http://www.w3.org/TR/P3P/
> -- 
> Hugo Haas - W3C
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> tel:+1-617-452-2092
> 
> 
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