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

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 20:41:48 +1100
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Roy Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
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To: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Wasn't there also some aspect whereby a negotiated resource would make  
the links relative to the C-L URL, thereby messing things up?


On 14/10/2009, at 8:40 PM, Yves Lafon wrote:

> 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
>


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