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Re: New feature negotiation syntax

From: Koen Holtman <koen@win.tue.nl>
Date: Fri, 6 Jun 1997 10:29:16 +0200 (MET DST)
Message-Id: <199706060829.KAA07530@wsooti07.win.tue.nl>
To: Dave Kristol <dmk@bell-labs.com>
Cc: koen@win.tue.nl, http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
X-Mailing-List: <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com> archive/latest/3418
Dave Kristol:

>> Larry Masinter:
>> >
>>   [Koen Holtman:]
>> >> Problem: The HTTP/1.x negotiation infrastructure (Accept headers,
>> >>   User-Agent header, Vary) is not good enough.
>> >
>> >This problem description is not good enough.

>I *really* don't want to butt in here, but, ...
>A good requirements document states the problem and a set of tests that
>would verify that the problem has been solved.  I think Ted Hardie made
>a start on those two items, whereas I don't think Koen's statement does

My statement is a problem statement, not a requirements document.
Please explain why you think that my statement does not make a start
on stating the problem.

>  And I am guessing that that was Larry's objection, too.

At this point, I have no idea what Larry wants.  I wrote longer
statements in earlier messages, but he did not seem to like those

>Dave Kristol

Received on Friday, 6 June 1997 01:31:36 UTC

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