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Re: p4-conditional proofreading

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2010 15:44:12 +0100
Message-ID: <4B66E8BC.5070201@gmx.de>
To: Barry Leiba <barryleiba.mailing.lists@gmail.com>
CC: Anthony Bryan <anthonybryan@gmail.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Barry Leiba wrote:
> ...
> That's a fine re-write, and I'm mostly happy with it.  May I make a
> small edit?  In order to avoid people wondering whether "that value"
> refers back to the previous bullet, how's this?:
> 
>   HTTP/1.1 clients:
> 
>   o  MUST use the entity tag in any cache-conditional request (using
>      If-Match or If-None-Match) if an entity tag has been provided by
>      the origin server.
> 
>   o  SHOULD use the Last-Modified value in non-subrange cache-conditional
>      requests (using If-Modified-Since) if only a Last-Modified value has been
>      provided by the origin server.
> 
>   o  MAY use the Last-Modified value in subrange cache-conditional requests
>      (using If-Unmodified-Since) if only a Last-Modified value has been
>      provided by an HTTP/1.0 origin server.  The user agent SHOULD
>      provide a way to disable this, in case of difficulty.
> 
>   o  SHOULD use both validators in cache-conditional requests if both
>      an entity tag and a Last-Modified value have been provided by the
>      origin server.  This allows both HTTP/1.0 and HTTP/1.1 caches to
>      respond appropriately.
> ...

It is much better, indeed.

Applied with <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/changeset/755>.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Monday, 1 February 2010 14:44:47 GMT

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