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Re: NEW ISSUE: Drop Content-Location

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 09:43:12 +0100
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "Yngve N. Pettersen (Developer Opera Software ASA)" <yngve@opera.com>
Cc: "HTTP Working Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tjtmiaxv64w2qv@id-c0020.oslo.opera.com>

On Thu, 30 Nov 2006 00:06:26 +0100, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
> Understood. But please understand I said "majority" not "all". If we'd  
> remove all HTTP features that *some* sites get wrong, where would that  
> end?

I've no idea. In order to create a specification for the web that's  
actually useful you have to make sure it's being implemented (and can be  
implemented interoperably) by clients that are widely deployed. Say, 30%  
of the market. To get there you probably need a lot of testcases and get  
feedback on implementation problems in popular user agents and change the  
specification when it appears that something is broken.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 30 November 2006 08:43:43 UTC

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