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Bug 141 - add hyperlink to base data schema in section 3.3.7
Summary: add hyperlink to base data schema in section 3.3.7
Alias: None
Product: P3P
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Clarifications needed (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other other
: P2 trivial
Target Milestone: P3P1.1
Assignee: Rigo Wenning
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Depends on:
Reported: 2003-02-16 20:10 UTC by Lorrie Cranor
Modified: 2003-10-03 10:19 UTC (History)
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Description Lorrie Cranor 2003-02-16 20:10:22 UTC
Date: Tue, 4 Feb 2003 18:31:41 -0500
From: Analysis & Solutions <>
Message-ID: <>
Subject: Re: ref attribute of <DATA> not well defined

Hello Again Folks:

On Tue, Feb 04, 2003 at 06:15:32PM -0500, Analysis & Solutions wrote:
> Hi Folks:
> I'm reading the P3P specification.  Section "3.3.7 The DATA-GROUP and
> DATA elements,", needs some improvement,
> please.
> The description of the "ref" attribute of the <DATA> element is vague as
> to the values one can use.

Upon further reading of the specification, I see the definitions I was
requesting are defined in the "5.5 Basic Data Structures" section.  
Might I suggest a hyperlink to this section,, be added to the ref attribute

Thanks for your consideration,

Comment 1 Rigo Wenning 2003-10-03 06:19:47 UTC
The new text in the first paragraph of 3.3.7 is now: 
Each STATEMENT element that does not include a NON-IDENTIFIABLE element MUST 
contain at least one DATA-GROUP element that contains one or more DATA elements. 
DATA elements are used to describe the type of data that a site collects. A set 
of DATA Elements that every user-agent MUST be aware of is defined in 
<a href="#Data_Types">5.5 Basic Data Structures</a>