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

Maciej Stachowiak 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.

That would be true for the transition from Proposed to Draft Standard. 
Few specs ever get here.

Best regards, Julian

Received on Monday, 12 October 2009 15:15:05 UTC