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RE: TPE last-call issues on my plate, summary

From: Mike O'Neill <michael.oneill@baycloud.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2014 20:03:47 +0100
To: "'Anne van Kesteren'" <annevk@annevk.nl>, "'David \(Standards\) Singer'" <singer@apple.com>
Cc: "'Sid Stamm'" <sstamm@mozilla.com>, "'Tracking Protection Working Group'" <public-tracking@w3.org>
Message-ID: <0c6701cfe3f3$c28f19f0$47ad4dd0$@baycloud.com>
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If the problem is enumeration we do have the same-party property in the TSR (where a controller/site can declare its other domains). If we used that then we would not be restricted to subdomains.
A JavaScript aficionado might object to the dash but that’s easy to get round and fix if needs be.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: annevankesteren@gmail.com [mailto:annevankesteren@gmail.com] On
> Behalf Of Anne van Kesteren
> Sent: 09 October 2014 18:26
> To: David (Standards) Singer
> Cc: Sid Stamm; Tracking Protection Working Group
> Subject: Re: TPE last-call issues on my plate, summary
> On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 7:17 PM, David (Standards) Singer
> <singer@apple.com> wrote:
> > The obvious problem: roughly, you need to be able to set an exception for a
> group of properties (hosts) from one of them (e.g. from dnt-center.yahoo.com,
> for all yahoo.com hosts), but obviously not see/set/cancel exceptions for
> properties that are not ‘yours’. The API operation, and the decision on whether
> a recorded exception applies in this case (i.e. the decision on what DNT header
> to send), both need to have a model that achieves this.
> Unless you enumerate the hosts somehow, but that still does not allow
> you to get around a publicsuffix.org dependency... I'm surprised we
> even want such an API.
> --
> https://annevankesteren.nl/

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