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Re: p2: Purely editorial feedback

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2013 21:25:10 +1000
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <A96D4FE8-EF37-4224-9B38-8DD1CD2DA0F4@mnot.net>
To: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>

On 21/04/2013, at 12:39 PM, Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz> wrote:

>> * 3.1.2.1 "Frequently, the representation is stored in coded form, transmitted directly, and only decoded by the recipient."   Saying "final recipient" would be clearer.
> 
> But incorect. Encoded from responses are routinely decoded by intermediary proxies for processing (think AV scanners on gzipped objects). They fall under "recipient", but not "final recipient".

This isn't normative, and the sentence starts with "frequently"; without "final", the "only" is quite odd...


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