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Re: Expiration impending: <draft-nottingham-http-patch-status-00.txt>

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:41:40 +0000
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
cc: "Buzonas, Steve" <sbuzonas@carnegielearning.com>, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <73828.1410532900@critter.freebsd.dk>
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In message <CABkgnnWgA+cTwUcxF_kt1SQsmEz5X4=82G=do+3Vxtg24NaxZw@mail.gmail.com>
, Martin Thomson writes:
>On 11 September 2014 22:51, Buzonas, Steve
><sbuzonas@carnegielearning.com> wrote:
>> Passing an MD5 sum won't really cut it either. Each hop could replace the value with whatever it decides to tack on.
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>I think that the concern is accident here, not malice.

That's my concern:  How does the client know it got the right post-patch
result ?

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