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RE: PROPOSAL: Weak Validator definition [i101]

From: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 14:19:32 -0500
To: "'Julian Reschke'" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "'Mark Nottingham'" <mnot@mnot.net>, "'HTTP Working Group'" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <D841889C464F4BCEA056D2BD5B00FAA8@T60>

Julian Reschke wrote:
> Brian Smith wrote:
> > "entity value" is an undefined term that is only used in this one 
> > place, and it could be interpreted as "entity body" 
> inappropriately. 
> > "Entity" would be better since it is defined as the 
> combination as the 
> > entity-header fields and the entity-body.
> 
> Right. That's old text though. Will open a new ticket.
> 
> > I would expect that a validator should change whenever the entity 
> > changes,
> > *and* whenever the entity *headers* change as well. For example, 
> > changing
> 
> I think the entity headers are considered part of the entity. 
> Are there specific places that suggest otehrwise.

Right, the definition of "entity" is explicit about it. I meant to write
"...whenever the *entity-body* changes..."

- Brian
Received on Tuesday, 29 July 2008 19:20:07 GMT

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