[webkit-dev] Proposal: Link http header support

David Hyatt hyatt at apple.com
Thu Jun 3 13:15:00 PDT 2010

Really? I thought they did, at least for stylesheets.


On Jun 3, 2010, at 8:14 AM, Gavin Peters (蓋文彼德斯) wrote:

> No, no other browsers support it.  There's a similar feature in Mozilla, the LINK rel=prefetch item, but to my knowledge, Mozilla does not support the Link header.
> On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 8:41 PM, Peter Kasting <pkasting at google.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 3:28 PM, Gavin Peters (蓋文彼德斯) <gavinp at chromium.org> wrote:
> I'm starting hacking at adding support for the Link: http header.  This is described in RFC 2068, although not RFC 2616.  As well, there's a current internet draft describing it: http://tools.ietf.org/id/draft-nottingham-http-link-header-10.html .  This header is being discussed in the IETF HTTP WG mailing list.  Since it was in HTTP 1.1 as first published, it is reserved, and legal to use today for this purpose.
> Is this supported in any other browsers?  Do websites make use of it?
> I'm not saying you should necessarily stop if the answers are "no", but it's good to know the lay of the land.
> PK 
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