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RE: Bug in MS webfolder client: Content-Language header when PUTting

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2002 08:19:34 +0200
To: "Lisa Dusseault" <ldusseault@xythos.com>, "'Julian Reschke'" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "Webdav WG \(E-mail\)" <w3c-dist-auth@w3c.org>
Message-ID: <JIEGINCHMLABHJBIGKBCOEFFEMAA.julian.reschke@gmx.de>

> From: w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org
> [mailto:w3c-dist-auth-request@w3.org]On Behalf Of Lisa Dusseault
> Sent: Saturday, June 15, 2002 12:58 AM
> To: 'Julian Reschke'
> Cc: Webdav WG (E-mail)
> Subject: RE: Bug in MS webfolder client: Content-Language header when
> PUTting
>
>
>
> Have you investigated whether Web Folders submits a
> Content-Language header
> with a different value if the user's system language is not
> "en-us"?  It may

May system's language indeed is not "en-us", but that's what the client is
submitting.

> be that the user's system language is the closed Web Folders can get to
> knowing the language of the file.
>
> If that is the case, then I would think it would be wrong of the WebDAV
> server to ignore the value.

It would still be the wrong value. A system default is not good enough. If a
client doesn't know the content language, it MUST not submit it.
Received on Saturday, 15 June 2002 02:20:00 GMT

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