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Re: Protocol Action: 'Use of the Content-Disposition Header Field in the Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP)' to Proposed Standard (draft-ietf-httpbis-content-disp-09.txt)

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2011 12:34:01 +0200
Message-Id: <58123AC9-F4C6-4494-B02A-69BCD853017C@mnot.net>
To: httpbis mailing list <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
I'd like to publicly thank Julian for his hard work on this, as well as all of the contributors to the document. 


On 28/03/2011, at 10:34 AM, The IESG wrote:

> The IESG has approved the following document:
> - 'Use of the Content-Disposition Header Field in the Hypertext Transfer
>   Protocol (HTTP)'
>  (draft-ietf-httpbis-content-disp-09.txt) as a Proposed Standard
> This document is the product of the Hypertext Transfer Protocol Bis
> Working Group.
> The IESG contact persons are Alexey Melnikov and Peter Saint-Andre.
> A URL of this Internet Draft is:
> http://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-ietf-httpbis-content-disp/
> Technical Summary
>   RFC 2616 defines the Content-Disposition response header field,
>   but points out that it is not part of the HTTP/1.1 Standard.
>   This specification takes over the definition and registration of
>   Content-Disposition, as used in HTTP, and clarifies
>   internationalization aspects.
> Working Group Summary
>   During Last Call, it was asserted that the draft should also specify
>   error handling for browsers in detail. We improved some aspects
>   of this in ways that were compatible with existing behaviour,
>   but did not attempt to proactively specify additional error handling,
>   as we didn't see broad engagement in the discussion from implementers.
>   This resolution was not contentious. 
> Document Quality
>   There are many existing implementations;
>   see <http://greenbytes.de/tech/tc2231/>.
>   Based on public statements and bug activity, we believe that
>   implementations will continue to improve.
> Personnel
>   Mark Nottingham is the Document Shepherd for this document.
>   Alexey Melnikov is the Responsible Area Director.

Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
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