[whatwg] X-UA-Compatible, X-* headers, validators, etc.
julian.reschke at gmx.de
Mon Oct 12 15:15:05 PDT 2009
Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> On Oct 12, 2009, at 11:02 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> Alex Russell wrote:
>>> So just to clarify: should we standardize X-UA-Compatible at the IETF,
>>> the validator would no longer complain about it, assuming that you'll
>>> accept it in the wiki (which I'd like to be clear on)?
>> To standardize it in the IETF, it would probably need to be renamed,
> And the standard would have to describe what it actually does, which
> would probably require some input from Microsoft. At some point, to
> advance on the IETF standards track, it would need multiple
> interoperable implementations. That prospect does not seem likely.
That would be true for the transition from Proposed to Draft Standard.
Few specs ever get here.
Best regards, Julian
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