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Re: Issue 113, was: Proposed resolution for Issue 13 (language tags)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 03 Aug 2008 15:06:49 +0200
Message-ID: <4895AD69.8050701@gmx.de>
To: Frank Ellermann <hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz@gmail.com>
CC: ietf-http-wg@w3.org

Frank Ellermann wrote:
> Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
> 
>> A more useful example using * is
>>  Accept-Language: da, en-gb;q=0.8, en;q=0.7, *;q=0.001
> 
> Then let's add it to the spec., with an explanation:
> "Typically '*' is used with the lowest <qvalue>" 

Is that better than not specifying value for "*" at all?

I just checked FF3, and the default Accept-Language it sends for me does 
not include "*", but sure, servers typically send content outside the 
language ranges it sends.

> Folks can still shoot into their foot, but they got
> a fair warning.

BR, Julian
Received on Sunday, 3 August 2008 13:07:30 GMT

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