Re: [#259] Handling invalid Content-Dispostion headers

Julian Reschke wrote:
> In addition, micro-managing this may even be harmful if we end up 
> defining different strategies for different headers (for instance for 
> Content-Type as compared to Content-Disposition). It seems it would
> be a better use of our time to work on test cases, identify common
> syntax patterns, and help UAs to get their code fixed.

+1.  Also, +1 to comments by Mike, Simon, Shelley, Dimitre, Alain and
Gerrit about browser-driven standardization:

That discussion isn't about HTTP, but all the sentiments apply.  Is
there one standardized way to parse what are essentially MIME headers,
or 1+n algorithms because that's how browsers are (unaccountably to
anyone) written?


Received on Thursday, 4 November 2010 22:54:53 UTC