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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 29 May 2007 22:36:25 +0200
Message-ID: <465C8EC9.5020608@gmx.de>
To: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
CC: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org

Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
> ...
> Already the case, if Apache follows the RFC.. The initial response will
> have a weak ETag, which is then used in If-None-Match and should compare
> true even after it has been upgraded to a strong one.
> 
> But please note that the Apache use of weak etags here is a bit flawed.
> It's not really a good application of weak etags. But it's better than
> not sending an ETag at all..
> ...

Speaking of which, does Apache httpd indeed implement the weak 
comparison function with respect to this?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 29 May 2007 20:36:34 GMT

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