[whatwg] Web Storage: apparent contradiction in spec
ian at hixie.ch
Thu Sep 3 17:17:06 PDT 2009
On Thu, 3 Sep 2009, Peter Kasting wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 3, 2009 at 4:26 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> > There's more wording in a later section on cookie resurrection which gives
> > more background. Does that satisfy your request?
> I think that later section actually muddies the waters.
> Something like this would be more clear: "If users attempt to protect
> their privacy by clearing cookies without also clearing persistent
> storage data, sites can defeat those attempts by using the two features
> as redundant backup for each other. User agents should present the
> interfaces for clearing these in a way that helps users to understand
> this possibility and enables them to delete data in both
> IMO this achieves what you're trying for while leaving the actual UI
> design as open as possible.
Do you mean this as a repalcement or in addition to what's in the spec
now? For the Cookie Resurrection section or the User Tracking section? I
don't understand the difference between what you suggest and what the spec
says. What is wrong with what the spec says, that is fixed by the above?
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