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Re: [#95] Multiple Content-Lengths

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2010 19:28:43 -0700
Cc: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>, "William Chan (ι™ˆζ™Ίζ˜Œ)" <willchan@chromium.org>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
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To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On Oct 14, 2010, at 1:27 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> On 12.10.2010 18:38, Adam Barth wrote:
>> ...
>>> "If this is a response message received by a user-agent, it SHOULD be
>>> treated as in error by ignoring the message and closing the connection."
>> 
>> SGTM.
>> 
>> Adam
>> ...
> 
> I've made it say:
> 
> "If this is a response message received by a user-agent, it SHOULD be treated as an error by discarding the message and closing the connection."
> 
> (<http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/changeset/1031>)

Is there a reason for this to be a SHOULD instead of a MUST? I know Adam already asked that, but I don't recall seeing an answer.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Friday, 15 October 2010 02:29:42 GMT

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