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Re: Issue: TE-IDENTITY

From: Jeffrey Mogul <mogul@pa.dec.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Jul 98 11:43:01 MDT
Message-Id: <9807281843.AA06065@acetes.pa.dec.com>
To: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
Henrik writes:

    In section 14.39

    Change

    The TE request-header field is similar to Accept-Encoding, but
    restricts the transfer-codings (section 3.6) that are acceptable in
    the response.

    to

    The TE request-header field is similar to Accept-Encoding, but
    indicates the transfer-codings (section 3.6) that are preferred in
    the response. The client is not guaranteed that the server
    recognizes the information in a TE request header field.

Convoluted wording.  How about

    The TE request-header field is similar to Accept-Encoding, but
    indicates the transfer-codings (section 3.6) that are preferred in
    the response.  The server MAY ignore the TE request-header field.

Isn't that what you mean?

-Jeff
Received on Wednesday, 29 July 1998 14:05:04 EDT

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