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Re: #168: understanding CC directives

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Thu, 3 Jun 2010 17:06:49 +1000
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Message-Id: <A9F6B34B-7FC8-4E80-97B0-3A6FA3F18E7D@mnot.net>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On 02/06/2010, at 6:45 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> 
> Looks good to me. That being said, I rearranged the sentences and ended up with:

[snip]

Fine by me.

> Ticket 168 furthermore mentions:
> 
>> Furthermore, the BNF doesn't make it clear that request and response directives shouldn't be intermixed;
>> 
>>    Cache-Control-v = 1#cache-directive
>> 
>>    cache-directive = cache-request-directive
>> 
>>        / cache-response-directive
> 
> That could be addressed by saying:
> 
>     Cache-Control-v = 1#cache-request-directive
>                     / 1#cache-response-directive
> 
> However, I'm not sure we need to express this as a syntactical constraint (and it also might confuse people with respect to whether this header uses the "list style" or not).


Yes; I'm not sure we can really do anything about this, except make sure it's clear in the prose.

Cheers,


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