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Re: #231: Considerations for new headers

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2011 16:39:00 +0200
Message-ID: <4E5A5304.5070105@gmx.de>
To: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>
CC: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, httpbis Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 2011-08-26 22:16, Karl Dubost wrote:
>
> Le 29 juin 2011 à 06:17, Mark Nottingham a écrit :
>> 3.1 Considerations for Creating Header Fields
> […]
>
> Not sure if it's true, but in case it is. After this
>
>>   Under no conditions can the "Close" field-name be registered, because it is reserved for use as a connection token.
>
>
> Should there be a mention discouraging the rewriting of headers to change the behavior of an existing header.
>
> 	"Under no conditions a new header should
> 	redefine requirements of an existing
> 	header."
> ...

It appears to me that there are lots of things we *could* say; but may 
not have to.

What do others think?
Received on Sunday, 28 August 2011 14:39:29 GMT

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