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Re: RFC: draft-brown-device-stock-ua-00.txt

From: Martin Nilsson <nilsson@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 09 Nov 2012 15:04:23 +0100
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.wnieplr8iw9drz@riaa>

One should also keep in mind that one common usage of the user agent  
header is to identify the physical device/firmware to select a compatible  
download (like j2me application), that have nothing to do with browser  
features.

/Martin Nilsson

On Thu, 08 Nov 2012 19:36:04 +0100, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:

> For those who haven't seen it, Ilya (cc:ed) is working on something  
> related that he's calling "client hints".
>
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-web-perf/2012Oct/0053.html
>
> Cheers,
>
>
> On 08/11/2012, at 5:04 AM, Tiffany B. Brown <tiffanyb@opera.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello all,
>>
>> I've recently submitted an RFC for a new HTTP header: Device-Stock-UA.  
>> Feedback is welcome.
>>
>> http://www.ietf.org/staging/draft-brown-device-stock-ua-00.txt
>>
>> Abstract
>>
>>   This document standardizes an HTTP extension header field that allows
>>   third-party HTTP clients and embeddable HTTP client components to
>>   include the user agent string of the HTTP-client that is bundled with
>>   the device operating system.
>>
>> Thanks so much,
>>
>> - Tiffany
>>
>> --
>> Tiffany Brown, Developer Relations & Tools
>> Opera Software ASA (www.opera.com)
>> Twitter / AIM: webinista * Skype: tiffanybbrown
>>
>
> --
> Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
>
>
>


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