W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > ietf-http-wg@w3.org > April to June 2013

Re: p2: Accept-Language missing, empty or no match

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2013 13:48:56 +1000
Message-Id: <FF78393D-2476-4A2B-BD8E-199F9CE3537E@mnot.net>
To: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Now:
  http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/448


On 20/04/2013, at 6:49 PM, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:

> In p2, Accept, Accept-Charset and Accept-Encoding all have language similar to this:
> 
>> A request without any Accept header field implies that the user agent will accept any media type in response. If an Accept header field is present in a request and none of the available representations for the response have a media type that is listed as acceptable, the origin server may either honor the Accept header field by sending a 406 (Not Acceptable) response or disregard the Accept header field by treating the response as if it is not subject to content negotiation.
> 
> However, Accept-Language in 5.3.5 does not. Is this intentional?
> 
> 
> --
> Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
> 
> 
> 
> 

--
Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
Received on Monday, 22 April 2013 03:49:18 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 1 March 2016 11:11:12 UTC