W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > ietf-http-wg-old@w3.org > January to April 1998

Re: comments on draft-ietf-http-v11-spec-rev-03

From: Jim Gettys <jg@pa.dec.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 1998 10:39:58 -0800
Message-Id: <9803261839.AA23682@pachyderm.pa.dec.com>
To: Dave Kristol <dmk@research.bell-labs.com>
Cc: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com


> 
> 14.26 If-None-Match
>     I was disappointed that the pseudo-code didn't make it.  OTOH,
>     there are now disclaimers about mixing various conditional
>     headers, which accomplishes the same thing.
> 
>     I would like to see stronger advice in 13.3.4 about what
>     combinations of conditional headers a client can send reliably to a
>     server (or which combinations it must not send).
> 

I was/am opposed to having two independent specifications present in the 
same document; it leads to questions about which is correct. I felt it 
was better to clarify the text to remove the ambiguity.

I would not oppose publishing the pseudo-code as an informational RFC
document, with a disclaimer that the base specification rules.
				- Jim
Received on Thursday, 26 March 1998 10:41:43 EST

This archive was generated by hypermail pre-2.1.9 : Wednesday, 24 September 2003 06:33:14 EDT