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Re: <meta http-equiv="Link"> question

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 04 Aug 2010 19:37:20 +0200
To: "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: "HTML WG" <public-html@w3.org>, "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Message-ID: <op.vgxckiqz64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Wed, 04 Aug 2010 19:31:15 +0200, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 11:26 PM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>  
> wrote:
>> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9797
> For what it's worth, I'd be happy to remove support for this assuming
> it doesn't "break the web".
> http://www.google.com/codesearch?hl=en&lr=&q=http-equiv\s*%3D\s*%28%22|%27%29%3FLink&sbtn=Search
> shows no results, but I'm not sure how much content that searches.

I doubt it breaks the Web given that only Opera and Mozilla support it.  
I'm fine with dropping it from Opera too.

>> Browsers also support Set-Cookie here:
>> http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9578
> I feel less strongly about Set-Cookie. There is no fully equivalent
> feature, so we'd have to check if people find this feature useful or
> not.

Per that bug sites are actually using this unfortunately. There is an  
equivalent feature of course, the Set-Cookie header at the HTTP level :-)  
And the document.cookie API.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 4 August 2010 17:38:04 GMT

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