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Re: Variant (was Rules for combining headers in a caching proxy...)

From: Balint Nagy Endre <bne@carenet.hu>
Date: Thu, 30 May 1996 05:11:11 +0200 (MET DST)
To: "Robert S. Thau" <rst@ai.mit.edu>
Cc: http WG <http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Message-Id: <1265.bne@bne.ind.eunet.hu>
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Rober S. Tau:
> My fairly quick read of the document thus far has left me with a few
> more minor quibbles.  The definition of "variant" in section 1.3 is a
> bit confusing --- the current text is:
>   Each representation of that resource that corresponds to a different
>   sequence of entities that could be returned for a requested resource
>   is termed a variant.
A was lost in that much thats, too.
> This had me scratching my head for a bit (starting with "which
> resource?") ---  perhaps something like:
>   If multiple representations could be returned for a single requested
>   resource, each such representation is termed a variant of that resource.
> is simpler.  (Then again, perhaps it seems simpler to me because that's
> the one which I wrote).
And clear at first look even for me.

Andrew. (Endre Balint Nagy) <bne@bne.ind.eunet.hu>
Received on Wednesday, 29 May 1996 20:26:44 UTC

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