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Re: Additional documentation for Issue-228

From: Nicholas Doty <npdoty@w3.org>
Date: Sat, 19 Oct 2013 17:57:27 -0700
Cc: "public-tracking@w3.org (public-tracking@w3.org)" <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-Id: <2182D251-68DC-4A15-B983-C741C0BFEB0C@w3.org>
To: Jack Hobaugh <jack@networkadvertising.org>
Hi Jack,

I've created a wiki page for this change proposal, and updated the issue with a link to it:

http://www.w3.org/wiki/Privacy/TPWG/Change_Proposal_Revise_network_interaction_definition

I think this text might be confusing network interactions and user actions (which also touches on Roy's comments on this paragraph). Would you accept the following friendly revision to the non-normative text?

> Page loads, navigation, object mouse-overs, image clicks, hyperlink clicks, sub-element re-loads and form entry submissions are all examples of user actions that may initiate network interactions.

Thanks,
Nick

On October 16, 2013, at 5:39 PM, Jack Hobaugh <jack@networkadvertising.org> wrote:

> Issue-228
> 
> Normative:  A network interaction is the set of HTTP requests and responses, or other sequence of logically related network traffic, caused by a user visit to a single web page or interaction with page elements.
> 
>  
> Non-Normative:  This is meant to represent the atomic level of interaction by users with web pages.  The page loads, navigation, and clicks are common forms of interaction.
> 
>  
> Example(s):  Page load, object mouse-over, image click, hyperlink click, sub-element re-load, form entries are all examples of valid network interactions.
> 
>  
> Reasoning:  We’re attempting to define the most basic level of item that can be “tracked” in the context of DNT.  These are elements driven by user activity and/or activity that is associated with a user.
> 
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> Jack L. Hobaugh Jr
> Network Advertising Initiative | Counsel & Senior Director of Technology 
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