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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib] [luni] HttpURLConnection does not have the "Accept" header (HARMONY-6036)
Date Tue, 09 Dec 2008 04:00:18 GMT
Kevin Zhou wrote:
> Maybe this violates the HTTP/1.1 spec, should we abandon these servers?
> No, I don't think so. RI, IE and Firefox all send Accept header to support
> such servers.
> Why don't we follow this as well to satisfy with our potential clients?

Thanks for the explanation -- it is starting to make sense now you tell
me the server is misbehaving.

Remaining question: do we just mimic the RI's accept header which seems
to have a preference for some mime types, or just go for Accept: */* ?

Regards,
Tim


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