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

On Oct 9, 2014, at 12:03 , Mike O'Neill <> wrote:

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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.

we had long discussions over enumerated lists, as I recall, and we were not able to get consensus.  the same-property list in the TSR is informative etc., rather than driving API operation.  we also can’t fetch it at every moment we want to send a DNT header; that decision needs to be fast.

> A JavaScript aficionado might object to the dash but that’s easy to get round and fix if needs be.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: [] 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
>> <> 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,
>> for all 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 dependency... I'm surprised we
>> even want such an API.
>> --
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David Singer
Manager, Software Standards, Apple Inc.

Received on Thursday, 9 October 2014 19:06:19 UTC