Re: JSR311: URI-based conneg tweak

From: Stephan Koops <>
Date: Tue, 15 Apr 2008 08:54:37 +0200


Marc Hadley schrieb:
> URI-based conneg is specified as setting an "effective" value for the
> Accept and Accept-Language headers, the spec requires that the methods
> of HttpHeaders return the original values rather than the effective
> ones. The idea being to preserve the original request information.
> After more thought we think it would be more consistent if the
> "effective" values were used everywhere since those are the values
> used in matching and variant selection and it seems to odd to provide
> the original values for those headers since they are essentially ignored.
> Marc.