[whatwg] X-UA-Compatible, X-* headers, validators, etc.

Aryeh Gregor Simetrical+w3c at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 15:38:35 PDT 2009

On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 5:14 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
> 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.

You could define a generic syntax that allows any browser to use XUAC,
and count IE and Chrome Frame as independent interoperable
implementations.  Of course, they'd respond to the header in slightly
different ways (keying off different strings), but only as required by
the spec.

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