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Re: [ISSUE-81, ACTION-13] Response Header Format

From: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 28 Oct 2011 15:28:52 -0400
Message-Id: <829D5E9A-31C6-4493-931A-272AA06A545B@opera.com>
Cc: public-tracking@w3.org
To: Matthias Schunter <mts@zurich.ibm.com>

Le 26 oct. 2011 à 07:02, Matthias Schunter a écrit :
> Imagine a well-known URL http://[site]/dnt where a file with two lines
> is stored:
> Tracking: [code] //* similar to the codes discussed for the headers
> MoreInfo: [URL]  //* Explanations, privacy policy, opt-in, ...

well-known URIs do not work when example.com domain names host more than one web site.


Exactly the same issue than robots.txt or favicon.ico. favicon.ico 
has been partly solved by the creation of a link header in the HTML 
document. But that doesn't work with non HTML document. I have not 
tested favicon with an HTTP "Link:"
robots.txt is definitely useless in this context.

Another issue is that it has a tendency to create useless HTTP 
requests on the Web for each individual requests.

I would be happier with a 

Link: <URI>;rel=[tobedefined]

Karl Dubost - http://dev.opera.com/
Developer Relations & Tools, Opera Software
Received on Friday, 28 October 2011 19:29:28 UTC

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