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

On Oct 3, 2012, at 18:05 , Bjoern Hoehrmann <> wrote:

> * 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.

OK, sorry.  Would 'top-level hostname' be OK?

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David Singer
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Received on Thursday, 4 October 2012 08:17:57 UTC