[whatwg] a rel=attachment

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Fri Jul 22 00:00:33 PDT 2011

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On Wed, 20 Jul 2011, Chris Bentzel wrote:
> Who should be trusted for filename if the one specified by <a> on the 
> referring page differs from the one specified by Content-Disposition on 
> the to-be-downloaded resource?

I've specified that the header wins.

On Wed, 20 Jul 2011, Julian Reschke wrote:
> That being said, if you want to go down the road, make it clear how the 
> file name actually is extracted from the header field in an 
> interoperable way.

That isn't really in scope for the HTML spec, it's something either for 
the HTTP spec or the Content-Disposition spec (if HTTP doesn't define th 
header itself) to define.

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