[Feature request] send an user agent in hkp request

Bernd Eckenfels lists-gnupgdev at lina.inka.de
Mon Feb 4 20:56:56 CET 2013

Am 04.02.2013, 20:00 Uhr, schrieb Phil Pennock <gnupg-devel at spodhuis.org>:
> You get to use the hostname and the path.  That's sufficient for
> everyone else, and dispatching functionality based on User-Agent has
> always been far less reliable and advocated against, as it leads to new
> User-Agents having to pretend to be old ones, to get past dated checks.

Besides that, Content-Negotiation (Accept header) would be more aproperiate
if you want to do some flexible response. However I fully agree that the
URL (behind a configurable base) is a far more robust/simple way.


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