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[csswg-drafts] [css-values] `url()`, cacheing, and incognito mode (#5591)

From: Chris Lilley via GitHub <sysbot+gh@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 07 Oct 2020 11:42:39 +0000
To: public-css-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <issues.opened-716453211-1602070958-sysbot+gh@w3.org>
svgeesus has just created a new issue for https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts:

== [css-values] `url()`, cacheing, and incognito mode ==
Originally raised [over here](https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/5553#issuecomment-704424447) during security and privacy review for downloadable ICC color profiles. But it applies to all resources (images, etc) in CSS so is best documented on `url()` (and on any successor to `url()` be that called `fetch()` or `src()` or whatever)

The [definition of the `url()` function](https://drafts.csswg.org/css-values-4/#urls) should clarify that

> the referenced file is persisted in your browser cache per standard resource caching rules, and is cleared in the same way.

Please view or discuss this issue at https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/5591 using your GitHub account


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