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Re: Issue 113

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Mon, 4 Aug 2008 09:07:26 +0200
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <g769pb$tq3$1@ger.gmane.org>

Julian Reschke wrote:

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

The problem of "*" or "*/*" or other Accept-* stars,
where the implicit or explicit <qvalue> is not the
smallest <qvalue> in the Accept-* list.

Including the special cases *;q=0, *;q=1, and *. 

This is an issue in its own right, not limited to
#113 and Accept-Language.  It is a wildcard-qvalue
issue.  2616bis should tell implementors what this
means.  If this is hopelessly non-interoperable the
concept of Accept-* wildcards could be deprecated.

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