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Re: [XMLHttpRequest] LC-20080415 comment

From: Subbu Allamaraju <subbu.allamaraju@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 08:23:51 -0700
Cc: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>, "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-Id: <8CE3D299-110D-4764-96FE-216AE060F38F@gmail.com>
To: Stewart Brodie <stewart.brodie@antplc.com>

On Apr 16, 2008, at 4:08 AM, Stewart Brodie wrote:
> I think that this is a bad idea, because some servers fail to deliver
> resources in the absence of the Accept header where the resource has
> multiple variants available.  Some older versions of IIS are known  
> to fail
> in this manner.  There may be others that I'm not aware of too,  
> obviously.

Since sending Accept is not a MUST in 2616, isn't this kind of  
software already broken?

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