[whatwg] "Content-Disposition" property for <a> tags

Nils Dagsson Moskopp nils at dieweltistgarnichtso.net
Fri Jun 3 05:09:45 PDT 2011

Eduard Pascual <herenvardo at gmail.com> schrieb am Fri, 3 Jun 2011
10:23:25 +0200:

> This grants the ability for any content provider to use an explicit
> "Content-Disposition: inline" HTTP header to effectively block
> "download links" from arbitrary sources.

… thus placing a burden on content providers. If browser makers think
content providers cannot even get their MIME types right (see image /
video sniffing discussion), what makes you think anyone would configure
headers for no immediate benefit?

Nils Dagsson Moskopp // erlehmann

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