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Re: PROPOSAL: i24 Requiring Allow in 405 Responses

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2008 22:13:33 +1100
Cc: John Kemp <john@jkemp.net>, Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>, "'Julian Reschke'" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, "'Stefan Eissing'" <stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de>, "'HTTP Working Group'" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
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To: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>

Yes, I think that's helpful; it's a more explicit version of the "the"- 
 >"a" suggestion, IMO.

Is your suggestion that the language be rewritten throughout in this  
style (e.g., "The list of methods allowed by a resource can be  
specified" -> "A list of methods allowed by a resource can be  

On 21/03/2008, at 9:28 AM, Henrik Nordstrom wrote:

> So here is my suggestion about resolving the contents of Accept:
> Does it help to get readers more aligned if "Allow" is rewritten to
> include advertised in the definition?
>     [...] lists the set of methods advertised as supported ...

Mark Nottingham     http://www.mnot.net/
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