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Re: Server response version number

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Sun, 20 Oct 1996 12:05:57 PDT
To: jcma@ai.mit.edu
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com, w3c-http@w3.org
Message-Id: <96Oct20.120557pdt."2759"@golden.parc.xerox.com>
> OK. A bunch of implementors are busy committing to the server
> returning the version of the client.  I just changed my server to
> return the client version.

> I would really appreciate a definitive statement from the WG on this
> matter as I need to release a new version of my server NOW (!) and I
> would prefer not to pollute the world if at all possible.

The WG would like a definitive statement from the implementors about
which option makes the most sense.

In general, IETF process works better when the implementors ARE the
working group.

Regards,

Larry
Received on Sunday, 20 October 1996 12:49:18 EDT

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