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Re: Intro to Methods making Host header requirement

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2007 20:26:15 +0100
Message-ID: <473DEED7.4060108@gmx.de>
To: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
CC: David Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org

Henrik Nordstrom wrote:
> On ons, 2007-11-14 at 07:39 -0800, David Morris wrote:
> 
>> Certainly at the time a big stick was felt to be necessary to make sure
>> the feature was supported by all general UAs.
> 
> And now that big stick is not really needed any more.. The requirements
> in "5.1.2 Request-URI" and "14.23 Host" is well more than sufficent to
> rule out any doubt. Having it duplicated in "9 Method Definitions" is
> just confusing for no good reason.
> 
> The text in 9 should be moved to "5.3 Request Header Fields" where it
> belongs, or deleted.

And, as a matter of fact, we may need all the big sticks we have for 
some other issues :-).

BR, Julian
Received on Friday, 16 November 2007 19:27:05 GMT

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