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Re: Content Sniffing impact on HTTPbis - #155

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Fri, 5 Jun 2009 23:43:54 -0700
Message-ID: <7789133a0906052343q58aa2c56u4da92ac1d41168d2@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wrowe@rowe-clan.net>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, Roy Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 8:05 PM, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
> Question -- the wording above explicitly allows sniffing of both
> content-type and content-encoding; do we want to allow C-E?

I seem to recall that here are a bunch of servers that send
Content-Type: application/gzip when they mean Content-Encoding: gzip
(or is it vice-versa?).  I can look up the code if you'd like more
information.

Adam
Received on Saturday, 6 June 2009 06:44:50 GMT

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