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Re: Wordsmithing changes, 8.1.2.2, 12.1, 13.1.2, 14.6,14.13

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@liege.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Date: Sat, 01 Jun 1996 03:32:43 -0700
To: hardie@nasa.gov
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <9606010332.aa13558@paris.ics.uci.edu>
> In 12.1 (second to last paragraph)
> 
> I believe it would be clearer to say: 
> 
> The Vary header field lists the request header fields which might
> cause the response to vary.
> 
> than: 
> 
> The Vary header field describes the dimensions over which the response
> might vary (i.e. the dimensions over which the origin server picks its
> "best guess" response from multiple representations).  
> 
> The replacement language is shorter and fits more closely with the
> text in 13.5.

Nope, it ignores the case of "Vary: *".  The original is correct.

 ...Roy T. Fielding
    Department of Information & Computer Science    (fielding@ics.uci.edu)
    University of California, Irvine, CA 92717-3425    fax:+1(714)824-4056
    http://www.ics.uci.edu/~fielding/
Received on Saturday, 1 June 1996 03:49:25 EDT

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