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Re: "Requirements for Powerful Features" strawman.

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:18:15 -0800
Message-ID: <CABkgnnUhsrcJ8Da+msyUDLM-sAH5zJo1e8J0_T97-oDfX2grsw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Chris Palmer <palmer@google.com>
Cc: Mike West <mkwst@google.com>, Mark Watson <watsonm@netflix.com>, "public-webappsec@w3.org" <public-webappsec@w3.org>, Brad Hill <hillbrad@fb.com>
On 25 November 2014 at 11:24, Chris Palmer <palmer@google.com> wrote:
> But to offer users control over the precision of the location could be
> useful and empowering for users in both HTTP (until phased out) and
> HTTPS contexts. An intern made a prototype of a chooser interface this
> past summer and it seemed pretty nice.


We should talk about that offline.  I've found this feature to be an
attractive nuisance.  See
https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc6772#section-13.5 if you want the short
answer why this isn't always advisable.
Received on Tuesday, 25 November 2014 22:18:42 UTC

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