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Re: Allow is not in 13.5.2

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Mon, 1 Jan 2007 12:07:01 +1100
Message-Id: <0721D1A6-4A30-41C5-A966-0ACA567C2C64@mnot.net>
Cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
To: Travis Snoozy (Volt) <a-travis@microsoft.com>

Added as i53;
   http://www.w3.org/Protocols/HTTP/1.1/rfc2616bis/issues/index.html#i53


On 2006/12/21, at 11:55 AM, Travis Snoozy (Volt) wrote:

>
> Section 14.7 states:
>
> "A proxy MUST NOT modify the Allow header field even if it does not
> understand all the methods specified, since the user agent might  
> have other
> means of communicating with the origin server."
>
> However, section 13.5.2 (Non-modifiable Headers) makes no mention  
> of Allow. This seems like an error, but I'm not entirely sure what  
> the fix should be -- remove 13.5.2 and push the (not-)modifiable  
> information in the definition of the respective headers, or to  
> maintain 13.5.2 in parallel with all of the header definitions, or  
> to push all the information out of the header definitions into 13.5.2.
>
> The easy fix for now would be to just make a mention of allow in  
> 13.5.2.
>
>
> -- Travis
>


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