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Re: [whatwg] [mimesniff] The X-Content-Type-Options header

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2012 19:17:41 +0100
Message-ID: <50AA77C5.4020408@gmx.de>
To: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Cc: whatwg List <whatwg@whatwg.org>, "Gordon P. Hemsley" <gphemsley@gmail.com>
On 2012-11-17 19:17, Adam Barth wrote:
> ...
> I would prefer if the spec described what implementations actually do
> rather than your opinion about what they should do.  To answer your
> specific questions:
> ...

That works well if something is widely supported already. It works less 
well if you have one initial and one incomplete implementation only.

> 1) Don't bother dropping the "X-".  Everyone who implements this
> feature uses the X- and dropping it is just going to cause unnecessary
> interoperability problems.

There's no *need* to drop it, but if research on this topic leads to the 
conclusion that the functionality is needed, but the current X- 
prototype isn't sufficient anyway it might be worth considering.

> ...

Best regards, Julian
Received on Monday, 19 November 2012 18:21:21 UTC

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