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Re: [XHR] HTTP Version

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 15:41:14 +0100
To: "Geoffrey Sneddon" <foolistbar@googlemail.com>
Cc: public-webapi@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.t278e01d64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Sun, 09 Dec 2007 15:35:01 +0100, Geoffrey Sneddon  
<foolistbar@googlemail.com> wrote:
>> I think the opposite question is what we'd like an answer to. So far I  
>> haven't seen any requests for that functionality at all.
> Well, the reason I came across it (as you may be able to guess yourself)  
> is writing a test suite for HTTP parsing, and checking that the parsed  
> version is what is sent. However, a more "common" reason I can see is if  
> you are wanting to do something that can only be done with an HTTP/1.1  
> server and not an HTTP/1.0 one (as sending some such requests to an  
> HTTP/1.0 server is non-conforming).

I suppose it might be worth considering for XMLHttpRequest Level 3 if more  
people encounter this as an issue. (Though not if the only use case  
remains to be testing.)

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 12 December 2007 14:39:55 UTC

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