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Re: [User Context] GeoLoc missing API for user justification in prompts

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Fri, 30 May 2014 19:43:08 +0200
Message-ID: <CADnb78i22SOwrYJme5rBAnxSDSigN8fhizTvPUKy=W05+mQxoQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: James Craig <jcraig@apple.com>
Cc: "public-geolocation@w3.org" <public-geolocation@w3.org>, timeless <timeless@gmail.com>, Indie UI <public-indie-ui@w3.org>, "mandyam@quicinc.com" <mandyam@quicinc.com>
On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 7:39 PM, James Craig <jcraig@apple.com> wrote:
> On May 29, 2014, at 11:37 PM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:
>> They're also a huge spoofing risk as the message looks like it comes
>> from the UA rather than the page. We should not do this.
> You are confusing two separate problems:
> 1. There is no standard way to explain why the site wants location info. (Spec problem.)

This is not a problem.

> 2. UI details of how that explanation should be shown. (Implementation detail.)

Again, letting pages control text of *trusted* UI, even hidden under
"Show details", is not an option.

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