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"confirm subscribe" use case for "secret URI"

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2010 14:07:08 -0800
To: "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <C68CB012D9182D408CED7B884F441D4D87C4ED@nambxv01a.corp.adobe.com>
the link to confirm subscription is:

 (a) one-time 
 (b) accidental disclosure does not have a serious impact
     and recoverable (can unsubscribe)
 (c) misuse can be audited (web site, presumably, maintains
     log of IP address of requester)

So this is a positive use case for a "secret URI".


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