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Re: Issue 166: clarify term "User Agent" and resolve inconsistencies with W3C specs

From: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2011 14:22:30 -0500
Message-Id: <7778CA23-1E72-4E8B-B5D8-F673517B20CE@opera.com>
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Daniel Stenberg <daniel@haxx.se>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

Le 5 déc. 2011 à 16:26, Julian Reschke a écrit :
> Proposed text: <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/attachment/ticket/166/166.diff>.
> The new paragraph would be:
> "Note: The term 'user agent' covers both those situations where there is a user (human) interacting with the software agent (and for which user interface or interactive suggestions might be made, e.g., warning the user or given the user an option in the case of security or privacy options) and also those where the software agent may act autonomously."
> Feedback appreciated, Julian

if not too late, another suggestion.

"Note: The term 'user agent' is generic. It can be a software 
controlled by a human (including user interactions such as 
warnings, privacy and security options, etc.) and it can also 
be an autonomous software. The term 'client' is also often used."

Karl Dubost - http://dev.opera.com/
Developer Relations & Tools, Opera Software
Received on Thursday, 8 December 2011 19:23:28 UTC

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