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Re: Prefer Draft Feedback

From: James Snell <jasnell@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2011 16:57:10 -0800
Message-ID: <CABP7RbcmV0HSSn2NkKJOi7vK5xthZB5fmee2Pttknbuip4Vnsg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Cc: Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Current iterations based on today's feedback...

http://www.ietf.org/id/draft-snell-http-prefer-06.txt

Change summary:

- replaced user-agent with client
- brought Preference-Applied back
- Fixed grammar for Prefer and Preference-Applied
- ABNF references
- Added examples

- James

On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 3:26 PM, Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 7 December 2011 03:29, Alex Rousskov
> <rousskov@measurement-factory.com> wrote:
>>> 7. The "wait" Preference
>> Do you have to limit this feature to user-agents?
>
> Good point.  In our work on timeouts we observed that intermediaries
> are equally capable of placing their own constraints on time.  In
> fact, there's nothing inherently wrong with an intermediary changing
> the value to a lower value (my client was prepared to wait 30s, but I
> have policy that limits this to 10), though increasing the value might
> not work out so well.
>
> --Martin
Received on Wednesday, 7 December 2011 00:57:41 GMT

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