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[whatwg] X-UA-Compatible, X-* headers, validators, etc.

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 09:24:37 +0200
Message-ID: <4AD2D9B5.5040908@gmx.de>
Henri Sivonen wrote:
> On Oct 10, 2009, at 08:20, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> I think the HTML5 requirement should be changed to allow any header in 
>> the Permanent Message Header Field Registry. Effectively, this would 
>> require either an RFC or an Open Standard. This seems just as good for 
>> HTML5's purposes as requiring an RFC.
> I disagree unless we really want to enable http-equiv as a way of 
> specifying browser-only HTTP header equivalents that intermediaries ignore.

I think that's an orthogonal discussion. Requiring "RFC" when the IETF 
requires something different appears to be a bug.

> ...
> As for X-UA-Compatible specifically, when Microsoft did it, it was 
> decried as a bad thing. Why does it become a good thing when Google does 
> it?
> ...

It doesn't.

> ...

BR, Julian
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