[theora] X-Content-Duration HTTP header

Silvia Pfeiffer silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 22:30:00 PST 2009

On Wed, Dec 30, 2009 at 3:58 PM, Ralph Giles <giles at xiph.org> wrote:
> 2009/12/29 Silvia Pfeiffer <silviapfeiffer1 at gmail.com>:
>> I've just been told by some W3C people that we should not name HTTP
>> headers (even if intermediate) with "X-". (see email thread excerpt
>> below)
> Well, hooray. Moving it to an official header seems reasonable to me.
>> Should we move forward and register a provisional header as
>> "Content-Duration" and adapt all the software while there's not too
>> much of it out there?
> We'll have to support both forever, of course, like application/x-ogg.
> But I think adoption is low enough there's still time, assuming the
> firefox folks agree.

Nah, I think application/x-ogg will go away soon and
X-Content-Duration doesn't have to stick around forever either.

> Looking at the provisional template, there has to be a citeable spec
> (but I guess it doesn't have to be an rfc?). Can that just be a wiki
> page, or should we do an rfc draft and point to that for the
> provisional registry with the expectation of publishing it as an rfc
> once there's more adoption?
> I've created http://wiki.xiph.org/ContentDuration as a place to work on a draft.

Oh, nice! That's probably enough for a provisional registration actually.


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