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Re: privacy definitions -- was: WebID questions

From: Ben Laurie <benl@google.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2012 13:00:01 +0100
Message-ID: <CABrd9SS5wmQCwwZani5cfwLwF=xfGRHN7R-Ni9e1a2AG_AP9Fg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Cc: David Singer <singer@apple.com>, Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>, Melvin Carvalho <melvincarvalho@gmail.com>, public-privacy list <public-privacy@w3.org>, public-webid@w3.org
On 17 October 2012 12:58, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:
> On 10/17/12 4:28 AM, David Singer wrote:
>> I think Aza is doing something different from what I heard you imply.  I
>> thought you wanted a visual indicator somewhere "this site has cookies set".
>> Aza seems to be saying here "you are logged-in to this site as GuyFawkes".
>> These are different statements, and the first has questionnable value.
>> Sorry if I misunderstood.
>> David Singer
>> Multimedia and Software Standards, Apple Inc.
> David,
> Henry is focusing on browser UI/UX for the principle. The UI/UX depicted by
> Aza is about the principle of "identity" and how its relayed to the browser
> user. The UI/UX should provide a starting point from which (if they choose)
> a user could drill down further i.e., enter an identity graph from which
> further information could be obtained, information that's already available
> to the browser.
> Note: Henry is seeking to expose the literals "GuyFawkes" solely, he wants
> to unveil the "identity" associated with those literals. The same thing
> applies to other data nuggets such as cookies. As stated already, this is
> simply about UI/UX that facilitates an optional drill-down into an identity
> oriented graph.

As I keep pointing out, cookies do not have the semantics to support
this kind of UI.
Received on Wednesday, 17 October 2012 12:00:33 UTC

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