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Re: #178: Content-MD5 and partial responses

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2011 13:32:08 -0700
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <796EA842-9A6B-424E-BDC1-AF2C5CC84EC8@mnot.net>
To: "Eric J. Bowman" <eric@bisonsystems.net>
Thanks.

On 28/07/2011, at 11:11 AM, Eric J. Bowman wrote:

> Mark Nottingham wrote:
>> 
>> An alternate approach would be to deprecate the Content-MD5 header
>> itself, since MD5 is deprecated, other signature mechanisms are being
>> worked on, and the conflicting interpretations of this header make
>> interop difficult.
>> 
> 
> There are a couple references to Content-MD5 remaining, which is
> confusing now that no Content-MD5 section exists; I suggest removing
> mention of Content-MD5 from the following, perhaps making a note or two
> in the "changes from RFC 2616" sections:  p1 7.1.3.2, p2 7.4.
> 
> -Eric

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