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Re: [csswg-drafts] [selectors] :link and :visited are not mutually exclusive in implementations

From: Rune Lillesveen via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 04 Dec 2017 07:54:40 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
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This is for privacy reasons. See: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/Privacy_and_the_:visited_selector

Your spec link says:

"Since it is possible for style sheet authors to abuse the :link and :visited pseudo-classes to determine which sites a user has visited without the user’s consent, UAs may treat all links as unvisited links or implement other measures to preserve the user’s privacy while rendering visited and unvisited links differently."

So Edge is doing the former thing and Chrome/Firefox/Safari are doing the "other measures"?

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