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Re: tracking-ISSUE-173: The TPE uses "top-level domain" in a sense that is not the normal meaning [Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)]

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Wed, 03 Oct 2012 18:05:21 +0200
To: Tracking Protection Working Group <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-ID: <62oo68h4og1bku364uqv3t481nfh0qth7v@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Tracking Protection Working Group Issue Tracker wrote:
>[as raised by Thomas Roessler] "top-level domain" has a technical 
>meaning (the last part of a hostname, .com, .org etc.).  We mean the 
>hostname of the top-level browsing context (as defined by HTML), and I 
>suggest the term "top-level origin" (with the meaning given, and with 
>thanks to Adrian for the pointer)

An "Origin" per RFC 6454 would include the resource identifier scheme,
like "http" or "https", so it would be odd for a "top-level origin" to
exclude it, as "hostname of the top-level browsing context" suggests.
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