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Re: WGLC review of p2-semantics (editorial stuff)

From: Zhong Yu <zhong.j.yu@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2012 12:17:15 -0500
Message-ID: <CACuKZqHDs2bM1OoFz-ZWwx8DnXYCnMoudvNovZ3h6SkzO5ZCuw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Dan Winship <dan.winship@gmail.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 6:19 AM, Dan Winship <dan.winship@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 3.1. Representation Metadata
>
>>    | Expires           | Section 7.3 of [Part6] |
>
> If "Expires" is considered "representation metadata", then it seems
> like "ETag" and "Last-Modified" should be as well. But I think it
> would make more sense to just remove "Expires" from the list; it's
> clearly the odd man out here.

According to Fileding
http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/330#comment:3

> ETag and Last-Modified are metadata for the selected representation, which is not always the same as the representation enclosed in the response.

I don't quite understand it; can anyone give an example where the
selected representation is not the representation enclosed in the
response?

Zhong Yu
Received on Tuesday, 30 October 2012 17:17:47 GMT

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