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Re: Content Sniffing impact on HTTPbis - #155

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Sun, 14 Jun 2009 09:14:20 +0200
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <e83935hji1hjo8ljebvq5gs8a37dd1tl41@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Ian Hickson wrote:
>(BTW, can you point me to a site that actually does that with Accept- 
>Languge? Or any HTTP con neg for that matter. I've never been able to find 
>any site that does con neg other than demos, experiments, and user agent 
>tests. I'd love to actually test how browsers do this in real-world 
>situations rather than in controlled experiments.)

I normally point people to <http://www.debian.org/intro/cn>; searching
old Usenet articles to see for how long I've been doing that I found
<news:8dvqfs$8a2vr$1@fu-berlin.de>, which reports, in April 2000, that
<http://www.google.com/> recently started delivering different content
based on the Accept-Language header. I've checked, and it still does.
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