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Re: NEW ISSUE: example for matching functions, was: Weak and strong ETags

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Tue, 29 May 2007 19:22:53 +0200
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1180459374.6505.187.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
tis 2007-05-29 klockan 14:51 +0200 skrev Julian Reschke:

> ...as "tagging as weak" is only defined for ETags. It seems to me that 
> what we need to clarify is how to extract the validator from a given 
> etag. Looking at 
> <http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc2616.html#rfc.section.3.11>:

The language "tagging as weak" is only defined for ETag, but it's for
the compare function equally valid for Last-Modified. But on the other
hand it's mostly the clients responsibility to judge if a Last-Modified
is weak or not.

Regards
Henrik

Received on Tuesday, 29 May 2007 17:23:03 GMT

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