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

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 14:24:20 -0700
Message-ID: <63df84f0910121424x20951d6aw3a6a84f48b895838@mail.gmail.com>
On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 2:14 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
>
> On Oct 12, 2009, at 11:02 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
>
>> Alex Russell wrote:
>>>
>>> ...
>>> So just to clarify: should we standardize X-UA-Compatible at the IETF,
>>> the validator would no longer complain about it, assuming that you'll
>>> accept it in the wiki (which I'd like to be clear on)?
>>> ...
>>
>> To standardize it in the IETF, it would probably need to be renamed,
>> though.
>
> And the standard would have to describe what it actually does, which would
> probably require some input from Microsoft. At some point, to advance on the
> IETF standards track, it would need multiple interoperable implementations.
> That prospect does not seem likely.

Unless you count IE-based browsers, such as maxathon, a separate implementation.

/ Jonas
Received on Monday, 12 October 2009 14:24:20 UTC

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