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Re: Nit in section 2.1.1 of httpbis-p1

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2009 16:08:41 +1000
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <D98AE9B5-022C-4DDD-9336-3FC8678552B2@mnot.net>
To: Barry Leiba <barryleiba@computer.org>
Now #157 (editorial);
   http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/157

Thanks.


On 27/03/2009, at 3:48 AM, Barry Leiba wrote:

> As I said on the mic in SF:
> Section 2.1.1 of part 1 is a bit too waffly about IP addresses, and
> what it wants to say is already covered in the meaning of SHOULD
> anyway.  So:
>
> OLD
> The use of IP addresses in URLs SHOULD be avoided whenever possible
> (see [RFC1900]).
>
> NEW
> IP addresses SHOULD NOT be used in URLs (see [RFC1900]).
>
> Technically, these say the same thing, so it's not a substantive
> change.  But the second is in the active voice, and doesn't use the
> waffly "whenever possible" phrase.
>
> Barry
>


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