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Re: Recent spec change to XMLHttpRequest default Content-Type

From: Stewart Brodie <stewart.brodie@antplc.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2007 18:34:56 +0100
To: public-webapi@w3.org
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Carsten Orthbandt <carsten@pixeltamer.net> wrote:

> It's obviously no big deal to re-add [Content-Type headers]. The point is
> that all available material said that stripping Content-Type would be fine
> and in fact it was. Now it's not and I suspect that we are not the only
> ones to get bitten by it. A webapp that spews hundreds of red errors in
> Firefox is simply not an option.

My company's firewall blocks all incoming HTTP responses that do not contain
a valid Content-Type.  I suspect that we are not alone in doing this.

If you are selling such an application, would your customers find it
acceptable that people couldn't access it?


-- 
Stewart Brodie
Software Engineer
ANT Software Limited
Received on Friday, 15 June 2007 17:35:29 GMT

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