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Re: Issue 261: Check for requirements backing test cases, was: Comments on draft-ietf-httpbis-content-disp

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2010 17:53:09 +0100
Message-ID: <4CD041F5.1030804@gmx.de>
To: Adam Barth <ietf@adambarth.com>
CC: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, httpbis <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 02.11.2010 17:46, Adam Barth wrote:
> ...
> While I appreciate the implied complement that browser vendors are
> good at fixing interoperability and compatibility problems, I think
> you're giving us too much credit.  For example, my understanding is
> that there's a bunch of content in Asia that requires the nutty
> %-decoding user-default-charset handling.  Because a number of
> browsers have effectively chosen not to compete in this marketplace,
> they lack this behavior.  Therefore lack of unanimity among browsers
> doesn't necessarily imply that there isn't existing content that
> requires the behavior.
> ...

So none of Safari/Opera/Firefox is competing there?

Maybe those sites just gave up on IE and Chrome, and have been sending 
filename* to everybody else for a long time?

It would *really* be useful to get beyond the hearsay and actually get data.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 2 November 2010 16:53:57 UTC

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