implement / allow use of the Link header to import stylesheets - by the_dees

Status : 

  Won't Fix<br /><br />
		Due to several factors the product team decided to focus its efforts on other items.<br /><br />
		A more detailed explanation for the resolution of this particular item may have been provided in the comments section.


ID 567028 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 4
Opened 6/13/2010 1:01:05 AM
Access Restriction Public

Description

Not a bug, but a suggestion.

Implement the Link-header and enable users to import stylesheets using this method.

Currently Gecko and Presto implement this and it seems to be very famous among their users.

Public testcase: http://the-dees.webs.com/iepp1/75-header-link.html
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Posted by the_dees on 5/29/2011 at 6:32 AM
Since this report was filed, Mozilla removed the support of Link in the meta element.

The HTTP-Header is still supported, just like Opera supports the HTTP-Headers.

Please use this report as a reminder to implement the Link-HTTP-Header in IE10.
Posted by MathiasBynens on 5/16/2011 at 12:42 AM
Test cases for the Link HTTP header: http://greenbytes.de/tech/tc/httplink/
Posted by Microsoft on 7/1/2010 at 2:48 PM
Thank you for your feedback.

At this time we do not plan on fixing this issue. Every feedback we recieve is important to us and helps us improve the quality of Internet Explorer. Unfortunately, as you can understand, we are not able to address all the feedback and this was one we were not able to include. We will consider this for IE in the future.

We continue to welcome more feedback so please don't hesitate to report to us other ways we can improve Internet Explorer.

Best regards,

The IE Team
Posted by Microsoft on 6/17/2010 at 7:09 PM
Thank you for your feedback. We were able to reproduce the issue and are investigating this.

Best regards,

The IE Team