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Re: draft-yevstifeyev-http-headers-not-recognized-01.txt

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2010 11:13:30 +0100
Message-ID: <4CEB93CA.1040008@gmx.de>
To: Mykyta Yevstifeyev <evnikita2@gmail.com>
CC: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 23.11.2010 10:16, Mykyta Yevstifeyev wrote:
> ...
> If a server sends 4xx code, it stops procesing the request.
> Generally unrecognized headers are not critical - all
> 'vital' headers MUST be supported by servers. If a client receives
> such a response, it SHOULD avoid sending requests
> with mentioned headers while server MUST cntinue processing
> the request.
> ...

*Why* "SHOULD" it avoid sending those? What's the problem you're trying 
to solve? Wasted bits? It would be helpful to understan

>...

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 23 November 2010 10:14:08 GMT

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