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Re: #305 Header ordering

From: Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2013 12:54:40 -0800
Message-ID: <CAP+FsNcviwkZbQUh=bce7HfbeJ7YgHMAAQ8FfkVv0AVmL4gRFQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Cc: Patrick McManus <mcmanus@ducksong.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
#3 doesn't work for cookie/setcookie, whereas #1 works for everything.
#3 also requires parsing quoted-strings, which is painfully annoying,
whereas #1 requires no such machinery-- a simple Split() will be sufficient
in most languages.
#1 also more faithfully recreates the input, if that ever matters.
-=R


On Thu, Nov 21, 2013 at 12:49 PM, Martin Thomson
<martin.thomson@gmail.com>wrote:

> On 21 November 2013 12:34, Roberto Peon <grmocg@gmail.com> wrote:
> > And to be clear, I mean for #1 to happen only when the semantic-layer
> cares
> > about ordering.
> > If it doesn't (e.g. potentially cookie), then it doesn't collapse the
> values
> > into a null-delimited-list-value
>
> This is where it gets interesting.  That exact same argument can be
> made for #3, and that doesn't require new semantics.
>
Received on Thursday, 21 November 2013 20:55:07 UTC

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