[whatwg] Specify href target with HTTP headers

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Fri Mar 9 02:55:21 PST 2012

On 2012-03-08 20:25, Christian Schmidt wrote:
> ...
>> Separating the network protocol from the user interface seems highly
>> desirable. Window-Target sacrifices that.
> I get your point. But it seems that Content-Disposition already suffers
> from this.
> RFC 2183 describes the Content-Disposition like this:
> A mechanism is needed to allow the sender to transmit this sort of
> presentational information to the recipient; the Content-Disposition
> header provides this mechanism, allowing each component of a message
> to be tagged with an indication of its desired presentation semantics.
> I know that RFC 2183 deals with e-mail and is not pat of HTTP/1.1, but
> it is mentioned in the HTTP specification and is supported by several
> browsers.
> ...

Content-Disposition for HTTP is defined in RFC 6266.

> ...

Best regards, Julian

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