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Re: Geopriv compromise proposal

From: Doug Turner <doug.turner@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 12:03:26 -0700
Cc: "Greg Bolsinga" <bolsinga@apple.com>, public-geolocation <public-geolocation@w3.org>
Message-Id: <2DF63C42-B080-4BBB-9AC1-972EA0E7997D@gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>

On Jun 12, 2009, at 11:57 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> 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.



I appreciate Richard's work and compromise, but I do not think Geopriv  
is right for the web for the reasons we outlined back in December.

+1.  I do not think that this should be part of the Geolocation  
specification.

Doug Turner
Received on Friday, 12 June 2009 19:04:21 UTC

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