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Re: Minimizing/avoiding User-Agent, was: SPDY Header Frames

From: Roland Zink <roland@zinks.de>
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2012 22:15:56 +0200
Message-ID: <5005C7FC.8010405@zinks.de>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
WAP did stick with the user-agent header. WAP has an extension named 
user agent profile sending a device profile URL in a header. This allows 
vendors to place an XML description of the clients capabilities on the 
Internet, see 
The client is able to add/overwrite properties using the 
x-wap-profile-diff header.


On 17.07.2012 21:49, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <39a908269aed0fec3d0456ce7f7f38b2.squirrel@arekh.dyndns.org>, "Nicol
> as Mailhot" writes:
>> so a client signature to home on is nice.
> Agreed, we can't do without some form of User-Agent, if nothing else
> then for debug purposes, but if we could make it less of landfill
> and more meaningfull that would be A Good Thing.
> Anybody know what WAP did for this ?
Received on Tuesday, 17 July 2012 20:16:22 UTC

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