[whatwg] defining new HTTP headers

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Thu Sep 25 01:44:38 PDT 2008

On Thu, 25 Sep 2008 10:36:01 +0200, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de>  
> As far as I can tell, you are speaking of a new header. This can be  
> defined in an IETF document, in a W3C document, and in other places. You  
> just need to register it with IANA, and expert review (hopefully) will  
> happen.

Not really :/


> What's true is that you can't require existing HTTP/1.1 clients to send  
> it with every POST request (did anybody seriously suggest that?).

The suggestion was for POST requests the browser makes based on Web APIs  
(e.g., XMLHttpRequest, <form>, etc.).

Anne van Kesteren

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