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Re: Issue 113, was: Proposed resolution for Issue 13 (language tags)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 04 Aug 2008 08:17:30 +0200
Message-ID: <48969EFA.6020106@gmx.de>
To: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
CC: Frank Ellermann <hmdmhdfmhdjmzdtjmzdtzktdkztdjz@gmail.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org

Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
> On sön, 2008-08-03 at 15:06 +0200, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> I just checked FF3, and the default Accept-Language it sends for me does 
>> not include "*", but sure, servers typically send content outside the 
>> language ranges it sends.
> Uaing * makes the "I accept anything" fallback explicit. Otherwise
> servers MAY return 406 if the response is not acceptable, even if most
> prefer to return their default language instead.


But apparently servers choose a default anyway. So the defaulting may be 
different for different Accept-* headers.

So again, what problem do we want to solve here?

BR, Julian
Received on Monday, 4 August 2008 06:18:13 UTC

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