Re: Last call on mandatory issues

From: Koen Holtman (
Date: Fri, May 22 1998

From: (Koen Holtman)
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To: (Josh Cohen)
Date: Fri, 22 May 1998 18:49:20 +0200 (MET DST)
Subject: Re: Last call on mandatory issues

Josh Cohen:
>Please review and comment.
>1) Concensus was that the current working in Mandatory is correct. A
>solution to the discussion was proposed to a) take out the current wording
>in Mandatory and leave it "as defined in HTTP" and b) do one of the
>following in order of preference:
>     -	Make a plea to Larry and Jim that the notion of end-to-end
>	is clarified in HTTP/1.1 spec as currently stated in Mandatory
>     - Make a note in the (now yet written) extension guide lines
>	discussing the floating notion of end-to-end.
>Action: Henrik to talk to Larry and Jim.
>Status: Ready for last call on mailing list

I would prefer a solution in which you use a new term like
agent-to-agent extension.  I think that using 'end' for something
which is in the middle is just too confusing.  Don't clarify broken
terminology: just stop using it.