Client Hints

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9/7/2020 5:00 PM

User Agent Client Hints Update September 2020

How have the UA client hints specifications evolved since January 2020?

HTTP client hints are an experimental set of standards that enable a web server to ask a web browser to send additional HTTP header fields and values in subsequent requests. The development has been led by engineers from Google working on the Chromium web browser. This blog post gives an update on what's now happening with regards to client hints.

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51Degrees

6/4/2020 11:22 AM

User-Agent Client Hints June 2020 Update

How have the UA client hints specifications evolved since January 2020?

HTTP client hints are an experimental set of standards that enable a web server to ask a web browser to send additional HTTP header fields and values in subsequent requests. The development has been led by engineers from Google working on the Chromium web browser. This blog post gives an update on what's now happening with regards to client hints.

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Kim Reddy

1/15/2020 3:13 PM

Client Hints: User-Agent v2

Chromium proposal to use client hints in parallel with diminished User-Agent headers

Chromium – the web browser stewarded by Google - have announced a plan to diminish the role of the HTTP User-Agent header in future versions of Chromium during 2020. While the engineering arguments for the change make some sense, the replacement solution – client hints – is far from proven, and details remain unclear. The proposal is yet to be agreed, and is just that, a proposal.