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Re: IRIs, IDNAbis, and HTTP

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2008 09:41:18 +0100
To: "Frank Ellermann" <hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz@gmail.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.t75jq4yf64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Mon, 17 Mar 2008 09:32:40 +0100, Frank Ellermann  
<nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de> wrote:
> Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> For style sheets attached through HTTP you'd want non-ASCII
>> characters. So you can make meaningfull titles for content
>> that can't be expressed with just ASCII characters:
>> |  Link <test>;rel=stylesheet;title="foo"
> Warning, stupid question:  What is wrong with link *elements*
> for this purpose,

One use case is having a collection of HTML documents which you do not  
want to modify but still want to style.

> and do browsers support link titles in the
> elements, let alone in Link header fields ?

Yes, it's called the title attribute. Haven't tested the feature with Link  
headers yet, but I think it will work.

> As far as they
> support titles in Link header fields, can they handle MIME,
> and if not why not ?

I don't understand this question.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 17 March 2008 09:19:15 UTC

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