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Re: Automatic private browsing upgrades

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 8 Sep 2015 11:31:26 +1000
Cc: Richard Barnes <rbarnes@mozilla.com>, Francois Marier <francois@mozilla.com>, "public-webappsec@w3.org" <public-webappsec@w3.org>, François Légaré <flegare@gmail.com>
Message-Id: <487D9050-2BC1-4B31-9AA1-EF70EE0A5E85@mnot.net>
To: Mike West <mkwst@google.com>

> On 4 Sep 2015, at 1:59 am, Mike West <mkwst@google.com> wrote:
> Well, this immediately runs into the problem that there's no specification of what Private Browsing / Incognito mode actually does.  Even when it comes to basic things like cookie lifetime, there are different behaviors among browsers.  There has been some effort to clean this up, but AFAIK, not much progress.
> I think mnot@ was looking at this.

*mumble* working on it *mumble*

Mark Nottingham   https://www.mnot.net/
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