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Re: Why Microsoft's authoritative=true won't work and is a bad idea

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 06 Jul 2008 12:35:58 +0200
Message-ID: <4870A00E.6010109@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Sam Ruby <rubys@us.ibm.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Ian Hickson wrote:
> ...
>> Another factor to consider is that the http working group is concerned 
>> with more user agents than browsers.
> I should hope everyone is. However, that doesn't change anything -- it's 
> still the same ecosystem, and the same content. We don't want tools 
> treating content different than each other, whether they are Web browsers 
> or not.
> ...

Now this is something I totally can agree with.

In which case I'm not sure why it's the HTML working group working on 
this. Seems that W3C and IETF should collaborate on this one.

BR, Julian
Received on Sunday, 6 July 2008 10:36:40 UTC

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