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Re: #178: Content-MD5 and partial responses

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2011 22:51:39 +0200
Message-ID: <4E31CBDB.5080506@gmx.de>
To: "Eric J. Bowman" <eric@bisonsystems.net>
CC: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2011-07-28 20:11, 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, p2 7.4.

P1: not sure - this is about non-modifiable headers. Does deprecating 
C-MD5 change this?

P2: indeed.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 28 July 2011 20:52:27 UTC

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