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Re: #361: ABNF requirements for recipients [was: #307 untangle Cache-Control ABNF]

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2012 18:10:45 +1000
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <3263FF21-1039-4B8D-9F54-7DE725D7E22A@mnot.net>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On 19/06/2012, at 5:57 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> So, for consistency, we should insert:
> 
> "Recipients MUST accept all protocol elements matching the ABNF rules defined for them."

"accept" is ambiguous here. "Be able to parse" is more specific, I think.

> Maybe we need "Unless otherwise noted" because of some special cases for "obs-*".

yes.



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