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Case sensitivity of Transfer-Codings

From: Dave Bordoley <bordoley@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2012 01:27:14 +0000
Message-ID: <CAL4Fp5pT3WvYP3a-RJ7oxM00U-JZ2dypVUwC7JdpDD1kBSj9_w@mail.gmail.com>
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
In version 18 of the draft spec it states that "All transfer-coding
values are case-insensitive." Its a little unclear whether this also
applies to the attribute/value pairs that make up a
transfer-parameter. In similar key/value pairs, attribute values tend
to be case insensitive while values are not. For instance, the spec
for media types states: "The type, subtype, and parameter attribute
names are case-insensitive.  Parameter values might or might not be
case-sensitive." It would be nice for the spec to state this
explicitly as well transfer-codings.


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