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Re: Content-* Semantics [i103]

From: Robert Sayre <rsayre@mozilla.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 16:09:57 -0500
Cc: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>, "'HTTP Working Group'" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <605163C4-218E-4E06-93C1-EFDF73CD1B3D@mozilla.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>

On Feb 28, 2008, at 12:15 AM, Mark Nottingham wrote:

> My .02 is that Content-* pretty clearly means all headers that have  
> a Content- prefix, not just those defined by RFC2616. However, it  
> doesn't follow that the "understand" rule for PUT should be  
> automatically copied to POST and other request methods with bodies;  
> and, I have a suspicion we'll be rewriting that language as part of  
> #79 anyway.

Content-* is in RFC 2045. RFC 2616 has a reference to RFC 2045 in  
section 1.1, and in a long appendix covering differences from MIME.

- Rob
Received on Thursday, 28 February 2008 21:10:23 UTC

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