[whatwg] [mimesniff] The X-Content-Type-Options header

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Mon Nov 19 10:17:41 PST 2012

On 2012-11-17 19:17, Adam Barth wrote:
> ...
> I would prefer if the spec described what implementations actually do
> rather than your opinion about what they should do.  To answer your
> specific questions:
> ...

That works well if something is widely supported already. It works less 
well if you have one initial and one incomplete implementation only.

> 1) Don't bother dropping the "X-".  Everyone who implements this
> feature uses the X- and dropping it is just going to cause unnecessary
> interoperability problems.

There's no *need* to drop it, but if research on this topic leads to the 
conclusion that the functionality is needed, but the current X- 
prototype isn't sufficient anyway it might be worth considering.

> ...

Best regards, Julian

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