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Re: #296: 203 Non-Authoritative Information: deprecate?

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2011 14:18:00 +0000
To: Dzonatas Sol <dzonatas@gmail.com>
cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <6609.1307715480@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <4DF220E7.4020708@gmail.com>, Dzonatas Sol writes:
>On 06/09/2011 11:52 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>>
>> I don't see how the current text can support a "transforming proxy"
>> which translates content from english to french, where the
>> Accept-Language header must be modified.
>
>That is where mime-parts help avoid the need to retouch the first 
>header-set of each query, otherwise there is net cost, especially to 
>untangle services from proxies.
>
>The only argument that exists about that is rather to add new parts (to 
>the end) or wrap the entire query (i.e. "top posting"). Persistent 
>connections offer one way to make that argument null and void.

I'm sorry, none of that makes any kind of sense to me.

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