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WGLC p1: Scope of https update

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 29 May 2013 16:39:47 +0100
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2.7.2.  https URI scheme:

  "The process for authoritative access to an "https" identified
   resource is defined in [RFC2818]."

This does not seem sufficient to me.  Given how many relevant aspects
of 2616 have been overtaken by the various components of HTTPbis, it
seems inadequate to leave it to people's judgement to determine what
aspects, of, for example, p6, are considered to apply and which are

Perhaps you might consider either enumerating which parts of 2818
remain in force, or which parts do _not_ remain in force, whichever is

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