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Re: qvalue *

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Tue, 05 Aug 2008 01:43:19 +0200
To: Frank Ellermann <hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz@gmail.com>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1217893399.12221.107.camel@henriknordstrom.net>

On mån, 2008-08-04 at 23:47 +0200, Frank Ellermann wrote:
> Sorry, sent before I was ready...  Here's the proposal:
> 
> | Note that "*" or similar wildcards depending on the
> | Accept header fields are interpreted as "*;q=1".
> |  
> | If a wildcard is associated with a non-zero <qvalue>,
> | then equal or smaller non-zero <qvalue>s for other
> | choices are in essence pointless.  Clients MAY assist
> | users to avoid this scenario.

Not true as there may be negative preference for something. I.e. a
dialect you really don't like, a media type your U-A have problem
decoding (technical or legal), etc..

Regards
Henrik
Received on Monday, 4 August 2008 23:43:57 GMT

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