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Re: [#95] Multiple Content-Lengths

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2010 10:06:17 +0200
To: "Willy Tarreau" <w@1wt.eu>, "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: "HTTP Working Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, "Roy Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
Message-ID: <op.vjbngqaq64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Mon, 20 Sep 2010 07:57:56 +0200, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
> Two replied that they have concerns about displaying errors to end  
> users. If they come on-list and discuss their concerns, we can discuss  
> this more.

I was one of those if I remember correctly. End users just do not  
understand such error messages. And since they cannot do anything with  
them either showing error messages to end users will just make them  
confused, which gives them a bad product experience. It is exactly the  
same problem with asking users if they are okay with doing the request  
using the method CHICKEN to this other location. They'll just go "WTF" hit  
"OK" and hope it works, which is not that great really. Or worse,  
terminate the browser and start over.


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Anne van Kesteren
http://annevankesteren.nl/
Received on Monday, 20 September 2010 08:07:24 GMT

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