[webkit-dev] exposing the value of Accept-Language via window.navigation.acceptLanguage ?

Darin Fisher darin at chromium.org
Wed Jul 22 23:24:54 PDT 2009

On Wed, Jul 22, 2009 at 10:52 PM, Alexey Proskuryakov <ap at webkit.org> wrote:

> 22.07.2009, в 22:36, Darin Fisher написал(а):
> Firefox and Chrome send very similar A-L headers.  Given FF's marketshare,
> I'm surprised you observed compat problems with doing the same.  Was that a
> recent observation?  Can you provide more details about the issues you
> observed?
> It's not recent, see <
> http://lists.macosforge.org/pipermail/webkit-dev/2005-June/000217.html>.
> There is also some discussion in <
> https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3510>, not sure if any of it is
> still relevant.
> I do not have a reference handy, but IIRC, sending quality values was
> breaking some widely deployed intranet webmail system.

FF has a lot more marketshare now than it did in 2005.  Perhaps these issues
are a thing of the past?  It would be interesting to know if any of the
sites mentioned still have problems in FF or Chrome.

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