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Section 13

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2007 13:01:46 +1000
Message-Id: <DEE20B00-2672-4578-9685-FEA9A4D97FB5@yahoo-inc.com>
To: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>

There's probably a whole conversation about what should and should  
not be done to section 13 out there, but I have a specific question.

13.5.1 and 13.5.2 describe how proxies should handle headers, even  
though it's in a section entitled "Caching in HTTP." People have a  
hard time finding them.

Would it be helpful to try to separate out the purely intermediary- 
related material from section 13 to a more appropriate place (e.g.,  
section 8, or a new section)? Or would this be opening Pandora's box?

(I ask not only because of the specific problem, but also to get a  
sense of what people feel comfortable doing when we talk about  
revising 2616.)


Mark Nottingham       mnot@yahoo-inc.com
Received on Friday, 30 March 2007 03:01:57 UTC

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