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RE: P3P - Feedback on Access Control

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 22:05:18 +0000 (UTC)
To: "Close, Tyler J." <tyler.close@hp.com>
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, "WAF WG (public)" <public-appformats@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0801242204320.20219@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Thu, 24 Jan 2008, Close, Tyler J. wrote:
> 
> I think Mark raises an important point here. Anne's response that the 
> authorization request can be cached does not mitigate this performance 
> problem, since the application may only issue a single request to a 
> series of distinct resources.

This only applies when you're doing many non-GET requests. Can you 
describe a case in which you'd be doing that enough that the extra round 
trips would matter?

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