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Re: semantically equal (Was: source quality, caching, and Vary:)

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 1996 23:08:50 PST
To: paulle@microsoft.com
Cc: ddubois@rafiki.spyglass.com, http-caching@pa.dec.com
Message-Id: <96Feb13.230901pst.2733@golden.parc.xerox.com>
Well, this would be simple:

> Request headers are either known or they're not known. If they're
> known, then one of the things the proxy needs to know is what is the
> equivalence relationship for the header. If they're not known, the
> proxy can just assume 'character for character equivalence'.

I was worried momentarily about headers that aren't independent or are
repeated. I suppose you might want to assume that order matters?
Received on Wednesday, 14 February 1996 07:21:10 UTC

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