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Re: Geopriv compromise proposal

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 20:57:17 +0200
To: "Greg Bolsinga" <bolsinga@apple.com>, public-geolocation <public-geolocation@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uvfdlryc64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Fri, 12 Jun 2009 20:49:12 +0200, Greg Bolsinga <bolsinga@apple.com> wrote:
> On Jun 12, 2009, at 10:52 AM, Ian Hickson wrote:
>> On Fri, 12 Jun 2009, Richard Barnes wrote:
>>> Given the minimal impact of these changes, and the large possible
>>> benefit, I would like to propose that the changes be incorporated into
>>> the current draft before last call.
>>
>> Personally, I strongly reject this proposal on the grounds described  
>> above
>> -- that this would dramatically damage the trust users have in user  
>> agentsand would on the long term lead to a significantly worsened user
>> experience in surfing the Web in terms of privacy and security.
>
> +1. I do not think this should be a part of the Geolocation  
> specification.

Agreed, the outlined approach sounds way too brittle and does not actually give users control.


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