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Re: Comments on OPTIONS draft

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Aug 1997 08:17:28 PDT
Message-Id: <33EB3888.30F49FE5@parc.xerox.com>
To: "ejw@ics.uci.edu" <ejw@ics.uci.edu>
Cc: 'HTTP Working Group List' <http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com>, "'mogul@wrl.dec.com'" <mogul@wrl.dec.com>, "'josh@netscape.com'" <josh@netscape.com>, "'lawrence@agranat.com'" <lawrence@agranat.com>
> ... What would be 
> helpful is to provide a document which describes *exactly* what it
> means to have unconditional compliance with each RFC, and to have
> this information  be part of the registry maintained by IANA,
> much as each MIME type has an associated description of that type.

Yes, please. If the RFC really does self-describe compliance,
then 'a document which describes *exactly* ...' can be short.
Otherwise it might have to be longer.

Larry
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