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Re: [XHR] Open issue: allow setting User-Agent?

From: Mark Baker <mark@zepheira.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2012 13:21:32 -0400
Message-ID: <CALcoZipEGHzgWYrNqKdvNGnrHmGuVoArHafMf7xWkw9bj3BwNA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: Hallvord Reiar Michaelsen Steen <hallvord@opera.com>, Jungkee Song <jungkee.song@samsung.com>, Julian Aubourg <j@ubourg.net>, public-webapps@w3.org
On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 1:08 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> The point is that a browser can act as if every single server response
> included "Vary: User-Agent".  And perhaps should.  Intermediary caches
> _certainly_ should.

I don't have enough experience with that scenario to agree or
disagree, but if you feel strongly that the world would be better off
with this, you should make your case to the HTTP WG. It's possible it
would be considered out of scope for httpbis since it would seem to
change the protocol in an incompatible way. But it would at least get
on the radar for HTTP 2.0.

Received on Tuesday, 16 October 2012 17:21:59 UTC

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