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Re: new editorial (?) issue: IDENTITY-TE

From: Jim Gettys <jg@pa.dec.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Mar 1998 05:59:15 -0800
Message-Id: <9803121359.AA12380@pachyderm.pa.dec.com>
To: Jeffrey Mogul <mogul@pa.dec.com>
Cc: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com


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> From: Jeffrey Mogul <mogul@pa.dec.com>
> Resent-From: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
> Date: Tue, 10 Feb 98 18:53:47 PST
> To: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
> Subject: new editorial (?) issue: IDENTITY-TE
> 
> This is implicit in the current (rev-01) draft, but I think it
> could be made explicit:
> 
> In section 3.6 (Transfer Codings), after:
>        The Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) acts as a
>        registry for transfer-coding value tokens. Initially, the
>        registry contains the following tokens: "chunked" (section
>        3.6.1), "identity" (section 3.6.2), "gzip" (section 3.5),
>        "compress" (section 3.5), and "deflate" (section 3.5).
> 
> Add this paragraph:
> 
>        The "identity" transfer-coding is used only in the TE
>        header, and SHOULD NOT be used in the Transfer-Encoding
>        header.
> 

This is already stated in the same way in 3.6.2 Identity Transfer Coding

> Also, in section 3.5, there's a minor grammatical error in the
> existing analogous statement:
> 
>        identity
>             The default (identity) encoding; the use of no
>             transformation whatsoever. This content-coding is used only
>             in the Accept-Encoding header, and SHOULD NOT be used in
>             Content-Encoding header.
> 
> should be:
> 
>        identity
>             The default (identity) encoding; the use of no
>             transformation whatsoever. This content-coding is used only
>             in the Accept-Encoding header, and SHOULD NOT be used in
>             the Content-Encoding header.
>             ^^^
> 

Done.
				- Jim

> -Jeff
Received on Thursday, 12 March 1998 06:00:36 EST

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