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Re: [whatwg] Proposal: Locale Preferences API

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2013 17:20:45 -0500
Message-ID: <5296703D.1090709@mit.edu>
To: whatwg@lists.whatwg.org
On 11/27/13 4:28 PM, Jungshik Shin (신정식, 申政湜) wrote:
> That is, I suggest that 'navigator.language' always be the UI language of a
> web browser.

That's an unacceptable privacy leak from Mozilla's point of view.  See 
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=55366 where we explicitly 
switched from that to basing navigator.language on the Accept header.

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 27 November 2013 22:21:12 UTC

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