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Re: NEW ISSUE: Content-Coding vs ETags

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2007 16:12:36 +1000
Message-Id: <F01F1267-B38E-46FA-B9FB-FC3FF61589E3@mnot.net>
Cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On 01/10/2007, at 4:20 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> Related to that, it's (IMHO) also not clear at all whether you need  
> to use "Vary" on the response if the request didn't contain the  
> header you're varying on. My reading was that yes, you need to do  
> so, but that's not what IIS7 does (which at least gets the ETag  
> right), and as far as I recall, Henrik N. argued the other way in  
> the past.

I think this is the flip side of <http://www.w3.org/Protocols/HTTP/ 
1.1/rfc2616bis/issues/#i37>. I'm happy to leave it at that, unless  
people feel strongly that it's a separate issue.

Mark Nottingham     http://www.mnot.net/
Received on Friday, 12 October 2007 06:14:36 UTC

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