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[whatwg] "Content-Disposition" property for <a> tags

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 06 Jun 2011 08:19:51 -0700
Message-ID: <4DECF017.1010100@mit.edu>
On 6/5/11 3:53 PM, Bjartur Thorlacius wrote:
> On 6/5/11, Boris Zbarsky<bzbarsky at mit.edu>  wrote:
>>> Why need they be? This isn't Bittorrent.
>> I think you completely misunderstood my mail...  the point is that
>> browses do NOT all use the last non-empty path component; some try to
>> guess a filename based on the query params, in various ways.
> No, I understood - my point that it doesn't matter; browsers need not
> standardize on variables yo deduce filenames from*.

My point was that there should be _a_ standardized way that sites can 
use to get consistent behavior across browsers.  Content-Disposition 
headers see like that way to me.

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