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Re: NEW ISSUE: Drop Content-Location

From: Stefan Eissing <stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de>
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2006 23:19:36 +0100
Message-Id: <ADE7B986-5903-4E48-B162-DA517CFA24A4@greenbytes.de>
Cc: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, "HTTP Working Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
To: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>

Anne,

would the change proposed by Roy, namely excluding Content-Location  
from any base URI calculation, solve the problems for browsers?

I am asking as it looks like possible approach to me and you did not  
comment on it.

Cheers,

Stefan

Am 29.11.2006 um 22:58 schrieb Anne van Kesteren:

>
> On Wed, 29 Nov 2006 22:41:11 +0100, Roy T. Fielding  
> <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:
>>> It basically can't be implemented by web browsers. See for  
>>> instance https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=109553 ...  
>>> We've tried it as well, broke the web, and then backed it out again.
>>
>> No. It is pathetic that some vendors choose to drop features rather
>> than deploy version-specific workarounds, but not entirely  
>> unexpected.
>
> Vendors have tried and have tried to deploy workarounds. By  
> blacklisting/whitelisting servers etc. Didn't work out.
> [...]
Received on Wednesday, 29 November 2006 22:19:57 GMT

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