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RE: Editorial suggestion to change Request-URI to Request-Target

From: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 1997 10:21:40 -0800
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To: "'jg@pa.dec.com'" <jg@pa.dec.com>, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Oh ick. Not to be too excessive of a fuddy duddy but the term Request-URI
has been used for a very long time, changing the meaning is guaranteed to
confuse a whole bunch o'folks. I would suggest that this cat is out of the
bag and we are just going to have to live with it.
	Yaron

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	jg@pa.dec.com [SMTP:jg@pa.dec.com]
> Sent:	Monday, November 17, 1997 7:56 AM
> To:	http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
> Subject:	Editorial suggestion to change Request-URI to Request-Target
> 
> Roy suggests this editorial change for future drafts (i.e. we don't plan
> to make it for Rev-01.
> 				- Jim
> 
> >  Actually, when I was writing the OPTIONS stuff I realized that a lot
> >  of gunky definitions could be cleaned up by a global replace of
> >  
> >      Request-URI ===> Request-Target
> >  
> >  and then use the term Request-URI to refer to "the resource indicated
> >  by a full URI in Request-Target or by the combination of Request-Target
> >  and Host".  Something to keep in mind for draft XX : XX > 01.
> >  
> >  ....Roy
Received on Monday, 17 November 1997 12:24:54 EST

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