Subject: Re: [boost] google-analytics and privacy
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-27 12:49:57
on Sun Apr 26 2009, Beman Dawes <bdawes-AT-acm.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 6:36 PM, Steve M. Robbins <steve_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> A compromise is possible: remove the tracking from the source files,
>> used in offline reading, but add it for docs located on the web
>> site, as tools/build/v2/roll.sh appears to do.
> It seems to me that it is a normal practice for a web site to track
> usage of page visits and visitors. But I'm quite uncomfortable with
> offline tracking. Thus I like your suggestion that a distinction be
> made between the distribution package and the web site.
I agree with Beman and am surprised to even hear that offline tracking
was possible, much less done. I'm sure it's inadvertent in our case,
and doesn't actually give us information we'd want anyway.
-- Dave Abrahams BoostPro Computing http://www.boostpro.com
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