[whatwg] Feedback on the ping="" attribute (ISSUE-1)
giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl
Sat Nov 3 10:03:38 PDT 2007
Dnia 02-11-2007, pią o godzinie 22:05 +0000, Ian Hickson napisał(a):
> On Sun, 28 Oct 2007, Roy T. Fielding wrote:
> > Aside from all of the other issues, my vote would be to remove the ping
> > attribute from the specification. It is not a desirable feature.
> > It is not sufficient for accurate user tracking (mandatory in the realm
> > of referral payments)
> > and is completely redundant to the current features provided by HTTP
> > (cookies and referrer)
> I don't understand how either cookies or referrers could be used here.
> Could you elaborate? That's certainly not how tracking is more commonly
> done today.
A client can simply reward the referrer for referring the user to it.
What is simpler than that?
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