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Re: #273: HTTP-Version should be redefined as fixed length pair of DIGIT . DIGIT

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2011 08:29:54 +1000
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <3C76831D-428E-4D40-A3FF-0DBA468280BF@mnot.net>
To: "Julian F. Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Roy Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Good point.

It appears that we can either

a) define different BNF for sending and receiving (as we have elsewhere), or

b) close the issue with no change.

Roy, this was yours -- any thoughts?


On 23/06/2011, at 5:53 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> On 2011-06-23 00:08, Mark Nottingham wrote:
>> It should treat it the same as receiving a message like this:
>> 
>> GET / HTTP/A.B
>> 
>> which hopefully we cover already...
> 
> Really?
> 
> I would have thought that an HTTP/1.1 compliant recipient would accept something labeled HTTP/1.10.
> 
> If it does, and we change the spec, we will make it non-compliant.
> 
> Best regards, Julian
> 

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