Re: NEW ISSUE: Drop Content-Location

On Nov 29, 2006, at 12:24 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> It basically can't be implemented by web browsers. See for instance  
> ... We've tried  
> it as well, broke the web, and then backed it out again.

No. It is pathetic that some vendors choose to drop features rather
than deploy version-specific workarounds, but not entirely unexpected.
The only thing that should be changed at this point is 14.14:

    The value of Content-Location also defines the base URI for the

s/also defines/does not define/;

Such a change would not effect current practice and would still allow
Content-Location to be useful for all of the other reasons it exists
(none of which are broken by IIS or MSIE because they don't author).

> Perhaps Content-Base or so can be resurrected...

That is impossible without changing the HTTP version number.


Received on Wednesday, 29 November 2006 21:41:29 UTC