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RE: P3P - Feedback on Access Control

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 22:53:52 +0000 (UTC)
To: "Close, Tyler J." <tyler.close@hp.com>
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>, "WAF WG (public)" <public-appformats@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0801252252420.20219@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Fri, 25 Jan 2008, Close, Tyler J. wrote:
> >
> > So each resource requires one additional round-trip. Unless you have a 
> > very unusual situation where you are manipulating a lot of resources 
> > only once, the cost is minimal.
> 
> Why is this situtation "very unusual"? It may be common. Say I've got a 
> secure mashup application that manages an ATOM store. Since it's secure, 
> the browser cache may be emptied after every visit, so the check 
> requests will have to be repeated on each use.

I do not believe this is the kind of situation we should be optimising 
for.


> It's my understanding that webarch tries to encourage the use of URIs, 
> not discourage it. I believe the kind of protocol modification you 
> suggest would be counter to what webarch tries to encourage:
> 
> http://www.w3.org/TR/webarch/#pr-use-uris

I disagree with much of Web Arch.

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