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Re: NEW ISSUE: Drop Content-Location

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2006 22:32:36 +0000 (UTC)
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0611292231230.8094@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 29 Nov 2006, Julian Reschke wrote:
> 
> It's late, any I may not have seen all the cases of breakage, but most 
> of them seem to involve private IPs and bogus port numbers. Both 
> problems will not occur when an absolute path is used.

There are definitely absolute paths that are broken too, enough that it 
makes implementing the header basically impossible in a Web browser. (I 
was involved in both Opera's and Mozilla's attempts to implement this 
header.)

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