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Re: NEW ISSUE: clarify "requested variant"

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 20:20:29 -0700
Message-Id: <F9D886FA-BFC5-485E-A07C-90EB45343FE3@mnot.net>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

Now i69;
   http://www.w3.org/Protocols/HTTP/1.1/rfc2616bis/issues/#i69


On 13/07/2007, at 1:10 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:

>
> Hi.
>
> The spec uses the term "requested variant" in several places  
> (10.2.2 201 Created, 10.2.5 204 No Content, 14.19 ETag, 14.25 If- 
> Modified-Since, 14.28 If-Unmodified-Since). It's quite clear what  
> it means in the context of HEAD/GET, somewhat clear for PUT, but  
> not clear at all for other methods.
>
> We really need to clarify this, potentially choosing a different term.
>
> Best regards, Julian
>


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