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Re: [i16] Remove 'identity' token references

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2007 20:42:18 +1100
Message-Id: <6682BFE4-E69A-4C4E-BDF1-86E9F6465817@mnot.net>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
To: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>

Issue updated.

On 03/11/2007, at 1:47 PM, Roy T. Fielding wrote:

>
> The last part of the proposed solution for [i16] should be
>
> <section title="No Content-Transfer-Encoding" anchor="no.content- 
> transfer-encoding">
> <t>
> -   HTTP does not use the Content-Transfer-Encoding (CTE) field of RFC
> +   HTTP does not use the Content-Transfer-Encoding field of RFC
>     2045. Proxies and gateways from MIME-compliant protocols to  
> HTTP &MUST;
> -   remove any non-identity CTE ("quoted-printable" or "base64")  
> encoding
> +   remove any Content-Transfer-Encoding
>     prior to delivering the response message to an HTTP client.
> </t>
>
> because there is absolutely no reason to abbreviate the field name
> when it is only used twice in the entire document.
>
> ....Roy
>


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