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Re: #440: max of max-age

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 7 May 2013 15:45:30 +1000
Cc: IETF HTTP WG <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <27C35A8D-29D6-42C6-B028-9E5417F429A6@mnot.net>
To: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
I had in mind that we'd introduced this text (probably because we introduced limits elsewhere), but I see that we didn't; it's from 2616.

OK, thanks.


On 07/05/2013, at 3:26 PM, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> wrote:

> * Mark Nottingham wrote:
>> <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/440>
>> 
>> Bjoern,
>> 
>> Are you suggesting that we should change the max to 2**31-1?
>> 
>> If so, happy to discuss it (think it would be easy). I don't want to 
>> include text to rationalise it, though, as we don't do so elsewhere, and 
>> it really isn't necessary.
> 
> I would not have commented if it was 2^31 - 1, but I am not suggesting
> anything; for all I know the text could be using 2^31 because everyone
> copied some bizarre bug back in the 1990s and now we are stuck with it.
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