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Re: [draft-nottingham-http-link-header-06] rev

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2009 13:08:01 +1000
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <9C8900E0-7BF0-45D9-BC0D-F9019D8E0135@mnot.net>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

On 24/08/2009, at 12:20 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:

> On Mon, 24 Aug 2009, Mark Nottingham wrote:
>> Anne? Ian? IIRC both of your requested the removal of "rev"; how do  
>> you
>> feel about leaving it in the grammar but strengthening the text to
>> clarify that implementations are not required to interpret / use it?
> My ideal situation would be for rev=""'s semantics and (more  
> importantly)
> user agent conformance criteria to be fully defined in detail, but  
> for the
> authoring conformance criteria to make _use_ of rev="" non-conforming.

I.e., define the semantics of rev in case it's received, but prohibit  
sending it?

Mark Nottingham     http://www.mnot.net/
Received on Monday, 24 August 2009 03:08:48 UTC

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