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From Noah Slater <>
Subject Re: Using HTTP headers
Date Thu, 19 Feb 2009 17:16:47 GMT
On Wed, Feb 18, 2009 at 07:49:27PM -0800, Chris Anderson wrote:
> I think it takes a more advanced developer to code against
> headers-based APIs, partly just because they aren't exposed in the
> browser. Query strings are in the url, so they can even be copied and
> pasted around. The same holds for Accept headers vs .html or .json
> file extensions in the URL.


>From a pragmatic view point, custom headers will exclude certain clients.

>From a purist view point, custom headers are the wrong place for this.

Is there any benefit to using custom headers at all?

Noah Slater,

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