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Re: ACTION-278 Hiding metadata for security reasons

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 08 Feb 2010 16:26:32 -0600
To: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com
Cc: ashok.malhotra@oracle.com, "Mark S. Miller" <erights@google.com>, Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, Tyler Close <tyler.close@gmail.com>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>, www-tag-request@w3.org
Message-ID: <1265667992.3812.880.camel@pav.lan>
On Mon, 2010-02-08 at 19:40 +0000, noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com wrote:
> [...] I don't think we can usually talk 
> about something being "more secure" or "less secure" without bounding the 
> range of use cases, the range of threats or information leakage modes that 
> are a concern, etc.

I agree; I was only responding in kind to the test claim that Ashok
put out there:

  Non-public URIs provide a weak level of security that is held to be 
  adequate for some usecases.

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
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