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Nit in section 2.1.1 of httpbis-p1

From: Barry Leiba <barryleiba@computer.org>
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 12:48:46 -0400
Message-ID: <6c9fcc2a0903260948p76b108e8i74eafd15875dff27@mail.gmail.com>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
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:

The use of IP addresses in URLs SHOULD be avoided whenever possible
(see [RFC1900]).

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.

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