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[whatwg] HTTP's Referer and Set-Cookie2 headers

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2007 20:57:46 +0200
Message-ID: <462518AA.6070809@gmx.de>
Martin Atkins schrieb:
> ...
> I think it would be the responsibility of that hypothetical future HTTP 
> spec to describe backwards-compatibility requirements. Having everything 
> that depends on HTTP have language about handling a possible future 
> extension of HTTP that doesn't even exist is likely to result in lots of 
> conflicting requirements.
> 
> Or is there actually a new version of HTTP under discussion somewhere 
> that I've missed?
> ...

There is indeed a revision of HTTP/1.1 under discussion (see HTTP 
mailing list <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/ietf-http-wg/>, issues 
list <http://www.w3.org/Protocols/HTTP/1.1/rfc2616bis/issues/> and draft 
<http://www.w3.org/Protocols/HTTP/1.1/rfc2616bis/draft-lafon-rfc2616bis-latest.html>), 
but the spelling of "referer" so far hasn't made it onto the issues list 
(and I doubt it will) :-).

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 17 April 2007 11:57:46 UTC

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