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Re: 204/205 Text nit

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2012 15:50:53 +1100
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <9CE2DD43-D958-4802-AA09-36BFBC11DD97@mnot.net>
To: nathan@webr3.org
They're purposefully different; 204 (along with 304 an 1xx) are grandfathered in as special cases from RFC2616 and predecessors. 

Cheers,


On 22/10/2012, at 8:04 AM, Nathan <nathan@webr3.org> wrote:

> From p2-semantics, v21:
> 
>   The 204 response MUST NOT include a message body, and thus is always
>   terminated by the first empty line after the header fields.
> 
> ...
> 
> 7.3.6.  205 Reset Content
> 
>   The message body included with the response MUST be empty.  Note that
>   receivers still need to parse the response according to the algorithm
>   defined in Section 3.3 of [Part1].
> 
> Are both bits of text trying to say the same thing, should they use the same text?
> 
> Best,
> 
> Nathan
> 

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