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cookies and the evidence for APPEL

From: Sebastian Kamp <kamp@ti.informatik.uni-kiel.de>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2001 11:39:32 +0200
To: <www-p3p-dev@w3.org>
Cc: <www-p3p-policy@w3.org>
Message-Id: <01052111393203.11267@rosmarin>

does anybody know what happens to the evidence of an appel rule evaluator if 
there are multiple policies for a single request? 

Paragraph 2.1 of the APPEL specification states: "Evidence [input for an 
appel rule evaluator] includes the URI of the service and a single P3P policy 
from the service if present".
In the case of cookies send (back) with a request, however, a P3P agent might 
end up with multiple policies (one for the URL itself and one for each 
cookie) that have to be fetched and of course evaluated for that single 

Sebastian Kamp
Received on Monday, 21 May 2001 05:39:57 UTC

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