ISSUE-105: Response header without request header?

Response header without request header?

State:
CLOSED
Product:
Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)
Raised by:
Matthias Schunter
Opened on:
2011-12-19
Description:
Should a site be required to send a response header even if no request header was received?

[Spawned off ISSUE-51 during 2011-11-30 Telco]
Related Actions Items:
Related emails:
  1. Re: Issue-107, Issue-120, Issue-124 (from fielding@gbiv.com on 2012-02-27)
  2. Re: Issue-107, Issue-120, Issue-124 (from npdoty@w3.org on 2012-02-27)
  3. Re: Issue-107, Issue-120, Issue-124 (from fielding@gbiv.com on 2012-02-27)
  4. Re: Revised Response Header (from tom@mozilla.com on 2012-01-26)
  5. RE: Revised Response Header (from kevsmith@adobe.com on 2012-01-25)
  6. Re: Revised Response Header (from tom@mozilla.com on 2012-01-25)
  7. Re: Revised Response Header (from singer@apple.com on 2012-01-25)
  8. Re: Revised Response Header (from singer@apple.com on 2012-01-25)
  9. Revised Response Header (from tom@mozilla.com on 2012-01-25)
  10. RE: SHOULD or MUST for responses to DNT;1? (from acolando@microsoft.com on 2012-01-19)
  11. Re: SHOULD or MUST for responses to DNT;1? (from v.toubiana@free.fr on 2012-01-19)
  12. RE: SHOULD or MUST for responses to DNT;1? (from wileys@yahoo-inc.com on 2012-01-19)
  13. Re: SHOULD or MUST for responses to DNT;1? (from mts@zurich.ibm.com on 2012-01-19)
  14. Agenda for 2012-1-17 call (from mts@zurich.ibm.com on 2012-01-17)
  15. SHOULD or MUST for responses to DNT;1? (from mts@zurich.ibm.com on 2012-01-17)
  16. Re: tracking-ISSUE-105: Response header without request header? [Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)] (from rigo@w3.org on 2012-01-17)
  17. RE: tracking-ISSUE-105: Response header without request header? [Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)] (from kevsmith@adobe.com on 2012-01-16)
  18. RE: tracking-ISSUE-105: Response header without request header? [Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)] (from acolando@microsoft.com on 2012-01-16)
  19. Re: tracking-ISSUE-105: Response header without request header? [Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)] (from singer@apple.com on 2012-01-16)
  20. Re: tracking-ISSUE-105: Response header without request header? [Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)] (from mts@zurich.ibm.com on 2012-01-16)
  21. Re: tracking-ISSUE-105: Response header without request header? [Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)] (from mts@zurich.ibm.com on 2012-01-16)
  22. diff of TPE editing since the FPWD (from fielding@gbiv.com on 2012-01-10)
  23. Re: tracking-ISSUE-105: Response header without request header? [Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)] (from mts@zurich.ibm.com on 2011-12-21)
  24. Re: tracking-ISSUE-105: Response header without request header? [Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)] (from john@consumerwatchdog.org on 2011-12-20)
  25. RE: tracking-ISSUE-105: Response header without request header? [Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)] (from kevsmith@adobe.com on 2011-12-20)
  26. Re: tracking-ISSUE-105: Response header without request header? [Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)] (from mts@zurich.ibm.com on 2011-12-20)
  27. Re: tracking-ISSUE-105: Response header without request header? [Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)] (from singer@apple.com on 2011-12-20)
  28. Re: tracking-ISSUE-105: Response header without request header? [Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)] (from singer@apple.com on 2011-12-20)
  29. RE: tracking-ISSUE-105: Response header without request header? [Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)] (from jccannon@microsoft.com on 2011-12-20)
  30. RE: tracking-ISSUE-105: Response header without request header? [Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)] (from wileys@yahoo-inc.com on 2011-12-19)
  31. Re: tracking-ISSUE-105: Response header without request header? [Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)] (from singer@apple.com on 2011-12-19)
  32. tracking-ISSUE-105: Response header without request header? [Tracking Preference Expression (DNT)] (from sysbot+tracker@w3.org on 2011-12-19)

Related notes:

2012-01-16: Language for review: "If a server has received a http request that does not contain a DNT request header field, then the site MAY include a response header field into the corresponding response."

Matthias Schunter, 16 Jan 2012, 16:51:01

2012-01-16: Language for review: "If a server has received a http request that does not contain a DNT request header field, then the site MAY include a response header field into the corresponding response."

Matthias Schunter, 16 Jan 2012, 17:02:14

r1.76 relocates origin server requirements about the response header
field that were added to the wrong section (the request header) to where
they belong and fix the contradictory text in the header proposal.

Roy Fielding, 27 Feb 2012, 08:44:52

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