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RE: action-231, issue-153 requirements on other software that sets DNT headers

From: Shane Wiley <wileys@yahoo-inc.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Aug 2012 14:54:24 -0700
To: "Edward O'Connor" <eoconnor@apple.com>, "public-tracking@w3.org" <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-ID: <63294A1959410048A33AEE161379C8024F8FDD4F56@SP2-EX07VS02.ds.corp.yahoo.com>
Edward,

You can't - that's why you let the user know they are working with a non-compliant UA and ask them to move to a compliant one so their DNT preference can be appropriately honored.

- Shane

-----Original Message-----
From: Edward O'Connor [mailto:eoconnor@apple.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, August 22, 2012 1:49 PM
To: public-tracking@w3.org
Subject: Re: action-231, issue-153 requirements on other software that sets DNT headers

Hi Shane,

You wrote:

> The issue the working group is struggling with is even in light of a 
> UA sending DNT:1 outside of user choice (IE10), must Servers still 
> honor it.

How do you distinguish between an IE10 user who hasn't changed the defaults, and an IE10 user who disabled DNT:1 and then changed her mind and re-enabled it?


Ted
Received on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 21:55:10 UTC

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