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Re: #282: Recommend minimum sizes for protocol elements

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Mon, 02 May 2011 08:37:53 +0000
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
cc: Mark Nottingham <Mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <89542.1304325473@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <20110502083402.GN10529@1wt.eu>, Willy Tarreau writes:

>Indeed, some applications need to identify small sets of known devices,
>especially the ones with limited capabilities [...]

Yes, and this is exactly why I think why U-A should be banned: It makes
it possible for browser-writers to shift the trouble to the web-servers.

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