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Re: NEW ISSUE: Drop Content-Location

From: Mike Dierken <dierken@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 15:37:52 -0800
Message-ID: <7cd8e0930611301537v659f3efcub07e7b406791cf4c@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Henrik Nordstrom" <hno@squid-cache.org>, "Henry Story" <henry.story@bblfish.net>, "HTTP Working Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

This may be similar to the situation with validation of HTML - tools
exist but not all authors use them.
Rather than changing a protocol definition, maybe writing a tool that
interested site authors can use would be easier to build and deliver.

On 11/29/06, Henrik Nordstrom <hno@squid-cache.org> wrote:
> ons 2006-11-29 klockan 14:18 -0800 skrev Henry Story:
>
> > Could that be solved my creating a ERR method, so that clients could
> > send feedback to servers at the resource they found wanting?
> >
> > ------------------
> > ERR /page0 HTTP...
> > ...
> >
> > Your Content-Location is broken see spec xyz
> > ------------------
>
> Interesting idea, but getting this deployed is probably about as hard as
> getting the Content-Location headers fixed..
>
> also does not solve the problem as browsers won't enable the feature
> (Content-Location) until it works reasonably well so they won't notice
> the error to report, and site owners won't correct the error until there
> is sufficient deployment of browsers making their site fail.. (or at
> least sufficient complaints that their server is broken).
>
> Regards
> Henrik
>
>
>
Received on Thursday, 30 November 2006 23:37:59 GMT

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