[whatwg] X-UA-Compatible, X-* headers, validators, etc.
mjs at apple.com
Mon Oct 12 03:09:52 PDT 2009
On Oct 11, 2009, at 11:57 PM, Henri Sivonen wrote:
> On Oct 10, 2009, at 08:20, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> I think the HTML5 requirement should be changed to allow any header
>> in the Permanent Message Header Field Registry. Effectively, this
>> would require either an RFC or an Open Standard. This seems just as
>> good for HTML5's purposes as requiring an RFC.
> I disagree unless we really want to enable http-equiv as a way of
> specifying browser-only HTTP header equivalents that intermediaries
Sorry, my statement was ambiguous. To be more specific:
"I think the HTML5 requirement should be changed to allow any header
in the Permanent Message Header Field Registry to be registered as a
pragma extension (instead of only headers defined by an RFC)."
I think this has no impact on your point of concern.
> OTOH, if we want to enable only pragmas that the HTML layer must
> recognize for backwards-compatibility, enumerating the permitted
> values is quite reasonable.
Are you suggesting that the pragma extensions registry should be
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