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Re: [CT-Guidelines Last Call] Clarification needed

From: Jo Rabin <jrabin@mtld.mobi>
Date: Mon, 04 Aug 2008 20:49:09 +0100
Message-ID: <48975D35.20908@mtld.mobi>
To: JOSE MANUEL CANTERA FONSECA <jmcf@tid.es>
CC: Sean Owen <srowen@google.com>, "public-bpwg-comments@w3.org" <public-bpwg-comments@w3.org>

This appears to be a sensible clarification to me.

Jo

On 04/08/2008 15:34, JOSE MANUEL CANTERA FONSECA wrote:
> Yes, I know, but the document should say that, otherwise implementors would need to go to check the HTTP spec and so on, making it more difficult to read the spec
> 
> 
> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: public-bpwg-comments-request@w3.org [mailto:public-bpwg-comments-request@w3.org] En nombre de Sean Owen
> Enviado el: lunes, 04 de agosto de 2008 16:33
> Para: JOSE MANUEL CANTERA FONSECA
> CC: public-bpwg-comments@w3.org
> Asunto: Re: [CT-Guidelines Last Call] Clarification needed
> 
> 
> For example if the representation varies based on the User-Agent
> header, the response should contain the header:
> 
> Vary: User-Agent
> 
> On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 10:29 AM, JOSE MANUEL CANTERA FONSECA
> <jmcf@tid.es> wrote:
>> 4.2.3.1
>>
>>
>>
>> If a server varies its representation according to examination of received
>> HTTP headers then it must include a Vary HTTP header indicating this to be
>> the case. If, in addition to, or instead of HTTP headers, a server varies
>> its representation based on other factors (e.g. source IP Address) then it
>> must, in accordance with [RFC 2616 HTTP], include a Vary header containing
>> the value '*'.
>>
>>
>>
>> What should contain the Vary HTTP Header when a server varies its
>> representation according to examination of received HTTP headers?
>>
>>
>>
>> Best Regards
> 
> 
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