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Re: #305 Header ordering

From: Mike Bishop <Michael.Bishop@microsoft.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:51:27 +0000
To: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
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Our RFC2616bis says this:

The order in which header fields with the same field name are received is therefore significant to the interpretation of the combined field value; a proxy MUST NOT change the order of these field values when forwarding a message.

If 1.1 says that order is always significant and we're not supposed to be changing 1.1 semantics....

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From: Amos Jeffries<mailto:squid3@treenet.co.nz>
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On 22/11/2013 4:37 p.m., Mark Nottingham wrote:
> To be clear - what makes me somewhat comfortable with this approach is that the default is that order is preserved; only if you know that ordering *is* insignificant are you allowed to break it up.
>

+1.

Amos
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