Re: #428 Accept-Language ordering for identical qvalues

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Fri, 18 January 2013 10:15 UTC

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On 2013-01-18 10:57, "Martin J. Dürst" wrote:
> On 2013/01/18 18:07, Julian Reschke wrote:
>
>> If the client sends
>>
>> Accept-Language: en, de
>>
>> and the server returns German text, although English would have been
>> available, is it still compliant?
>
> One way to claim compliance is to claim that the German text is of
> higher quality. If there are no (or the same) q-values, then higher
> quality on the server side wins.

Let's assume for this argument that they are same quality.

> So I'm with Roy (and now Amos) on this.

I don't see how that follows from what you just said...

Best regards, Julian