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Re: Multiple header fields with the same field name - unwritten assumption about quoted commas in values?

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2013 02:10:14 +0100
Message-ID: <50F5FDF6.9030108@gmx.de>
To: Nico Williams <nico@cryptonector.com>
CC: Piotr Dobrogost <p@ietf.dobrogost.net>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 2013-01-16 02:02, Nico Williams wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 15, 2013 at 6:53 PM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>> On 2013-01-16 00:38, Piotr Dobrogost wrote:
>>> I guess what Nico had in mind is if this subject could be clarified in
>>> 2.0 so that we won't have problems we have now in the future.
>>
>>
>> What problem, exactly?
>>
>> Given a valid message, you can combine header fields as specified in the
>> spec. But you don't have to.
>
> You shouldn't if you're a middlebox.

Please explain why.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Wednesday, 16 January 2013 01:10:41 GMT

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