Entries published on January 12, 2007
Be liberal in your HTTP Accept…
Ever since I started using Joe Gregorio’s
mimeparse module to help with my OpenID delegation, I’ve been treated to a first-hand tour of the various things people have thought it would be good to stuff into the HTTP
Accept headers their applications send. So, naturally, I’m going to start a gallery of some of my favorites.
So far the winner in the “is that really what you meant” category is what appears to be the default header sent by Java’s HTTP connection classes:
text/html, image/gif, image/jpeg, *; q=.2, */*; q ...