Re: Is “fr, en; q=0.3” a valid Accept-Language value?

Samuel Williams <space.ship.traveller@gmail.com> Sun, 30 October 2016 09:26 UTC

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From: Samuel Williams <space.ship.traveller@gmail.com>
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Just as a follow up, I've been using other examples on that page as
part of the unit tests.

However, I am finding it hard to understand the final table:

The media type quality factor associated with a given type is
determined by finding the media range with the highest precedence that
matches the type. For example,

  Accept: text/*;q=0.3, text/html;q=0.7, text/html;level=1,
          text/html;level=2;q=0.4, */*;q=0.5

would cause the following values to be associated:

Media Type Quality Value
text/html;level=1 q=1
text/html q=0.7
text/plain q=0.3
image/jpeg q=0.5
text/html;level=2 q=0.4
text/html;level=3 q=0.7

But I fail to see, for example, where image/jpeg comes from or, say,
text/html;level=3 because they aren't listed in the given Accept:
header. Is this a documentation bug?


On 19 October 2016 at 23:20, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
> On 2016-10-19 12:03, Samuel Williams wrote:
>>
>> Thanks so much that is really helpful. I didn't know there was a new
>> RFC, and I did look.. I couldn't find it.
>
>
> The place to look is the RFC Editor's status page:
>
> <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc2616>
>
> Best regards, Julian
>