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Re: #409: is parsing OBS-FOLD mandatory?

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2012 11:50:21 +1100
Cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Roy Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Message-Id: <25303AF7-C291-4852-A0DE-AF758B919491@mnot.net>
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>

On 12/12/2012, at 5:57 PM, Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu> wrote:
> So what do you think about the following change on top of yours :
> """
> If a received protocol element is processed, the recipient MUST be able to
> parse any value that would match the ABNF rules for that protocol element,
> excluding only those rules not applicable to the recipient's role, and those
> rules whose names begin with "obs-" (e.g., obs-fold). However, the recipient
> MUST be able to detect the rules it cannot parse and MUST reject such
> messages.
> """

I'm OK with that, except that your MUST can be read to apply to those that aren't applicable to the recipient's role (unintentionally, I think).

Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
Received on Wednesday, 19 December 2012 00:50:49 UTC

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