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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 11:55:55 +0200
Message-ID: <4AD5A02B.1040208@gmx.de>
To: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
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>
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.

Yes, that's the reason that's already listed: UAs did not implement it 
(so servers got away with sending broken headers, and now the UA 
implementers say they can't fix it anymore).

BR, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 14 October 2009 09:56:36 GMT

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