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Re: [#116] ETags and concurrency control

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Sun, 11 May 2008 17:44:31 +0200
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Pablo Castro <Pablo.Castro@microsoft.com>, Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>, Robert Siemer <Robert.Siemer-httpwg@backsla.sh>, Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>, "atom-protocol@imc.org" <atom-protocol@imc.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1210520671.23433.10.camel@henriknordstrom.net>

On fre, 2008-05-09 at 15:46 +1000, Mark Nottingham wrote:
> p4 section 5:
> > Clients MAY issue simple (non-subrange) GET requests with either  
> > weak validators or strong validators. Clients MUST NOT use weak  
> > validators in other forms of request.
> 
> Proposal:
> 
> Clients MUST NOT use weak validators in range requests [ref to p5].

+1

> > A cache or origin server receiving a conditional request, other than  
> > a full-body GET request, MUST use the strong comparison function to  
> > evaluate the condition.
> Proposal:
> 
> A cache or origin server receiving a conditional range request [ref to  
> p5] MUST use the strong comparison function to evaluate the condition.

+1

> p4 section 7.4:
> > See Section 5 for rules on how to determine if two entities tags  
> > match. The weak comparison function can only be used with GET or  
> > HEAD requests.
> 
> Proposal:
> 
> See Section 5 for rules on how to determine if two entity tags match.

+1

Regards
Henrik
Received on Sunday, 11 May 2008 15:45:36 GMT

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