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Re: ISSUE-5: What is the definition of tracking?

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 02:17:14 +0200
To: "Aleecia M. McDonald" <aleecia@aleecia.com>
Cc: public-tracking@w3.org
Message-ID: <fd6c97lp06jhd6v9nac568p8b7k1o3rtvn@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Aleecia M. McDonald wrote:
>I am not convinced either Roy or I have the first case quite solid yet,
>perhaps because we have each phrased this as more absolute than what
>people think. It would be very good if people who think there is more to
>tracking than just data moving between sites could please chime in with
>a lucid explanation of what they mean.

The Working Group cannot define "tracking" without additional modifiers
in a manner that is inconsistent with typical english usage. "This user
arrived on this page and then moved on to that page" is a statement that
cannot be made if the user's movements around the site are not tracked.
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