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Re: [draft-nottingham-http-link-header-06] rev

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2009 13:19:15 -0700
Message-Id: <2F3FD541-49D1-48CB-8B53-77FEC34A5998@gbiv.com>
Cc: "Ian Hickson" <ian@hixie.ch>, "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@mnot.net>, "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "HTTP Working Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
On Aug 24, 2009, at 5:42 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> On Mon, 24 Aug 2009 07:43:26 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
>> On Mon, 24 Aug 2009, Mark Nottingham wrote:
>>> I.e., define the semantics of rev in case it's received, but  
>>> prohibit
>>> sending it?
>>
>> Right, exactly.
>
> This works for me too, though I hope it does not mean browsers  
> suddenly have to start supporting something browsers never really  
> properly implemented in the first place. (I think "rev" fails the  
> rough consensus and running code mantra, but I might be missing  
> something here.)

rev="Made" was, at one point, supported by browsers (esp. Lynx).
I don't know if Lou carried that forward into Netscape et al.

I don't have a problem with its deprecation.

....Roy
Received on Monday, 24 August 2009 20:19:42 GMT

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