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Re: #282: Recommend minimum sizes for protocol elements

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Mon, 2 May 2011 10:57:52 +0200
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Cc: Mark Nottingham <Mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20110502085752.GP10529@1wt.eu>
On Mon, May 02, 2011 at 08:37:53AM +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <20110502083402.GN10529@1wt.eu>, Willy Tarreau writes:
> >Indeed, some applications need to identify small sets of known devices,
> >especially the ones with limited capabilities [...]
> Yes, and this is exactly why I think why U-A should be banned: It makes
> it possible for browser-writers to shift the trouble to the web-servers.

Well, I get your point and agree in general. Still I think there are valid
uses ; it's not necessarily stupid to present a different virtual keyboard
to a 320x240 device than to a 1600x1200 one. Just as you'd probably not ask
for the same inputs on an iphone and FF4 running on a desktop.

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