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Re: NEW ISSUE: Drop Content-Location [#154]

From: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 05:40:46 -0400 (EDT)
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Roy Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.1.10.0910140538150.17109@wnl.j3.bet>
On Wed, 14 Oct 2009, Julian Reschke wrote:

> Mark Nottingham wrote:
>> ...
>> Closing issue. Julian, at some point it would probably be good to update 
>> the change note to reflect that this wasn't done just because of poor 
>> implementation take-up; the reason behind that was that using C-L for base 
>> caused problems with conneg and other situations (IIRC).
>> ...
>
> I'll happily do that, if somebody could remind what these problems 
> are/were...

Well, the main issue is lack of implementation on client side, bad CL 
headers sent by servers especially when servers are behind a front-end. 
(like CL: http://10.1.2.80:8080/foo ), making it hard to rely on in the 
general case.

-- 
Baroula que barouleras, au tiéu toujou t'entourneras.

         ~~Yves
Received on Wednesday, 14 October 2009 09:40:52 GMT

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