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From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 21 Feb 2011 22:14:42 +0100
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
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  Over in the hybi Working Group the issue of "Sec-*" headers came up.
The XMLHttpRequest draft says "Header names starting with Sec- are not
allowed to be set to allow new headers to be minted that are guaranteed
not to come from XMLHttpRequest." It seems to me that if "Sec-*" headers
are somehow special, that is something the core specifications needs to
mention, like in the header registration specification, but I could not
find anything there from a quick look.

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