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Re: First Public WD of XMLHttpRequest released

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Apr 2006 00:16:25 +0200
To: "Jim Ley" <jim@jibbering.com>
Cc: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.s7j2tnx564w2qv@id-c0020.oslo.opera.com>

On Wed, 05 Apr 2006 21:48:26 +0200, Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com> wrote:
> "UAs MAY set the Accept-Charset and Accept-Encoding headers and MUST NOT  
> allow them to be overridden. "
> No motivation has been provided for the above restriction - I have a use  
> case in accessibility repair tools where the error is only in a  
> particular encoding, I want to be able to recreate the request that  
> gives that encoding, thus I need to be able to change Q-values.

I should have put some editorial note with that text. The XML source file  
says "<!-- this entire sections needs work, raise an issue? -->" at the  
moment right under all the header restrictions... It's unfortunate you  
spotted this after publication... then again, it's supposed to be not  

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 5 April 2006 22:16:30 UTC

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