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

From: Alex Russell <slightlyoff@chromium.org>
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 20:29:32 -0700
Message-ID: <6fc58d0d0910122029p7fbcd2c8ld8d15c7d31d4ca95@mail.gmail.com>
On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 3:38 PM, Aryeh Gregor <Simetrical+w3c at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 5:14 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
>> 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.
>
> You could define a generic syntax that allows any browser to use XUAC,
> and count IE and Chrome Frame as independent interoperable
> implementations. ?Of course, they'd respond to the header in slightly
> different ways (keying off different strings), but only as required by
> the spec.

That's what I was considering. Only token parsing for the values
really needs to be defined. Behavior in response does not.
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