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Re: XHR: restrictions on request headers

From: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 11:00:42 +0200
Message-Id: <BD1DEE64-79AD-4830-9FB4-E71291497F19@expway.fr>
Cc: Web APIs WG <public-webapi@w3.org>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>

On Apr 11, 2006, at 02:03, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> 2) It would allow a client to cause the UA to violate the http RFC  
> (besides just requirements on syntax, obviously those are possible  
> with any header).

Do we really want to enforce this? I'm not entirely convinced that  
it's our place to do so, and and I don't think that we want to  
require that the UA validate all requests as it would be quite a  
burden. That's not something that any of the HTTP libs I've used so  
far do.

Robin Berjon
    Senior Research Scientist
    Expway, http://expway.com/
Received on Tuesday, 11 April 2006 09:00:28 UTC

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