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Re: XMLHttpRequest Object feedback

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 12 May 2006 13:34:59 +0200
To: "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>
Cc: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.s9frsllz64w2qv@id-c0020.oslo.opera.com>

On Mon, 01 May 2006 19:17:27 +0200, Mark Nottingham <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>  
wrote:
> [...]
>
>> Well, another way to set these headers is letting the author do it. So  
>> I can see why there's a requirement on UAs here from that perspective...
>
> I was thinking of something like
>
> "UAs must not allow the Content-Length, Connection or Keep-Alive headers  
> to be overridden."
>
> instead of
>
> "UAs must set the Connection and Keep-Alive headers as described by the  
> HTTP specification, and must not allow those headers to be overridden."
>
> because HTTP already tells UAs how to deal with these headers, and they  
> don't always have to set them.
>
> Same sort of text for the Host header.

Given that we now have a separate thread on headers and everything else in  
this list of comments has been addressed I consider this thread as closed.  
Thanks for your comments!


>>> Also, add TE to the list of headers that UAs MAY add.
>>
>> It MUST NOT be overriden?
>
> Yes.

That's been done.


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Anne van Kesteren
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