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hixie: Mention the fingerprinting issue on window.navigator (whatwg r5481)

From: poot <cvsmail@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2010 10:12:36 +0900 (JST)
To: public-html-diffs@w3.org
Message-Id: <20100925011237.145422BC00@toro.w3.mag.keio.ac.jp>
hixie: Mention the fingerprinting issue on window.navigator (whatwg
r5481)

http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/html5/spec/Overview.html?r1=1.4372&r2=1.4373&f=h
http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=5480&to=5481

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RCS file: /sources/public/html5/spec/Overview.html,v
retrieving revision 1.4372
retrieving revision 1.4373
diff -u -d -r1.4372 -r1.4373
--- Overview.html	25 Sep 2010 00:35:43 -0000	1.4372
+++ Overview.html	25 Sep 2010 01:12:18 -0000	1.4373
@@ -48658,7 +48658,13 @@
 
    <!-- vendorSub: Mozilla and Safari only; always returns "" -->
 
-  </dl></div><h4 id="custom-handlers"><span class="secno">6.4.2 </span>Custom scheme and content handlers</h4><p>The <dfn id="dom-navigator-registerprotocolhandler" title="dom-navigator-registerProtocolHandler"><code>registerProtocolHandler()</code></dfn>
+  </dl><p class="warning">Any information in this API that varies from user
+  to user can be used to profile the user. In fact, if enough such
+  information is available, a user can actually be uniquely
+  identified. For this reason, user agent implementors are strongly
+  urged to include as little information in this API as possible.</p>
+
+  </div><h4 id="custom-handlers"><span class="secno">6.4.2 </span>Custom scheme and content handlers</h4><p>The <dfn id="dom-navigator-registerprotocolhandler" title="dom-navigator-registerProtocolHandler"><code>registerProtocolHandler()</code></dfn>
   method allows Web sites to register themselves as possible handlers
   for particular schemes. For example, an online telephone messaging
   service could register itself as a handler of the <code>sms:</code>
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