p2: Accept-Language missing, empty or no match

Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> Sat, 20 April 2013 08:50 UTC

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Subject: p2: Accept-Language missing, empty or no match
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In p2, Accept, Accept-Charset and Accept-Encoding all have language similar to this:

> A request without any Accept header field implies that the user agent will accept any media type in response. If an Accept header field is present in a request and none of the available representations for the response have a media type that is listed as acceptable, the origin server may either honor the Accept header field by sending a 406 (Not Acceptable) response or disregard the Accept header field by treating the response as if it is not subject to content negotiation.

However, Accept-Language in 5.3.5 does not. Is this intentional?


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