[cap-talk] Secret bookmarks
smagi at naasking.homeip.net
Fri Dec 9 08:18:14 EST 2005
Rob J Meijer wrote:
>>I like "secret" very much! ("Secret bookmark", "secret URL".) It has
>>a simple meaning, and the right one, and moreover it makes immediately
>>obvious what you are supposed to do with them (keep them secret!).
>>In comparison, the words "secure" or "permission" seem pretty vague
>>and less preferable.
> I would actualy think that "secret" would be to specific. Implicitly
> taking many of the the "bound" types of these URLs out of its meaning.
> If the URLs are authentication bound, session bound etc there would for
> these URLs be no need to keep them "secret", thus naming them secret URLs
> would be a misrepresentation.
You would be starting such a "session" from a public address though,
which is not "secret". Successful authentication would redirect you to a
"secret URL", which is secret only for the duration of the session. So I
think it still works, though this is indeed a corner case.
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