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RE: Allow is not in 13.5.2

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2006 10:56:21 +0100
To: "Travis Snoozy (Volt)" <a-travis@microsoft.com>
Cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1166781381.1753.15.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
tor 2006-12-21 klockan 13:13 -0800 skrev Travis Snoozy (Volt):

> I don't like the idea of leaving this as it is. There is a consistency issue

13.5.2 only says that those headers MUST/SHOULD not be modified under
the specified conditions, not that all other headers may be modified, so
there is no conflict.

It does not override other requirements on when headers MUST/SHOULD not
be modified.

The end result restrictions is the sum of 13.5.2 plus the rest of the

But yes, poor reading of the RFC may cause problems if one assumes
13.5.2 is complete and alone authoritative on when headers may be


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