"?> Re: WGLC p6 4.2.1 from Poul-Henning Kamp on 2013-03-18 (ietf-http-wg@w3.org from January to March 2013)

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Re: WGLC p6 4.2.1

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2013 12:24:12 +0000
To: "Adrien W. de Croy" <adrien@qbik.com>
cc: "Amos Jeffries" <squid3@treenet.co.nz>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <35992.1363609452@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <em2c99bf04-f567-48b2-b6c9-34d6777aad66@bombed>, "Adrien W. de Croy" writes:

>>It very much is: A cache would have to be stupid to make that
>>assumption, and we should not be protecting stupid mistakes with
>>the specification, we should make things work.
>it was just one example.  There are potentially limitless ones.
>fundamentally, we're changing the semantics.

No, at most we're changing the text.

The HTTP sematics is whatever is in used out there on the big bad net...

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