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Re: Correct status code for unknown transfer-encoding

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2009 15:09:39 +0200
Message-ID: <49D0C493.9080404@gmx.de>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
CC: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
> * Julian Reschke wrote:
>> Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:
>>> * Julian Reschke wrote:
>>>> over on stackoverflow.com, somebody asked for the right status code to 
>>>> return when the request has a TE: header with an unknown transfer coding 
>>> (It would be better to abbreviate Transfer-Encoding with T-E, not TE.)
>> Missing the smiley here, or are you suggesting to change the protocol on 
>> the wire? (in which case we should first fix Referer).
> I was suggesting that writing TE: when you mean Transfer-Encoding: is
> a bad idea because TE: and Transfer-Encoding: are different headers.

Oops. You're right.

So I was referring to "Transfer-Encoding", not "TE".

BR, Julian
Received on Monday, 30 March 2009 13:10:24 UTC

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