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Re: URI handling for Location

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 08 Apr 2009 14:21:40 +0200
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@mnot.net>, "HTTP Working Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.ur2hyem864w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Wed, 08 Apr 2009 14:13:06 +0200, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
wrote:
> If the spec doesn't matter, why are you even interested in changing it?

I want it to matter.


> None right now.

This would  be quite useful.


>>> So, again, this would be an incompatible change.
>>  To make HTTP compatible with deployed Web content and actually a  
>> useful spec to implement against.
>
> Again, we can't step out of our charter.
>
> What's needed is *proof* that most implementations (not only browsers!)  
> already do this today because they were forced by broken content to  
> support it.

I already told you curl and wget do this and the author of curl just said  
on the list he does this because of broken content.


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Anne van Kesteren
http://annevankesteren.nl/
Received on Wednesday, 8 April 2009 12:22:33 GMT

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