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Re: feedback on draft-murchison-webdav-prefer-09

From: Ken Murchison <murch@andrew.cmu.edu>
Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2016 11:26:48 -0500
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, WebDAV <w3c-dist-auth@w3.org>
Message-ID: <6f7251a9-975b-f775-76fa-8b4d166e0ddb@andrew.cmu.edu>

On 11/14/2016 09:41 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> If it supports this spec, it *will* ignore the Brief by definition, 
> right.
> So maybe just state that? "it will ignore..."?

Actually, my implementation supports Prefer but also doesn't ignore 
Brief.  It treats Brief:true as if Prefer:return=representation was sent 
in the request, regardless of whether Prefer was sent or not. I don't 
know if this is more appropriate than ignoring Brief, but we probably 
need a definitive statement on how a server should behave if both 
headers appear in a request.

Kenneth Murchison
Principal Systems Software Engineer
Carnegie Mellon University
Received on Monday, 14 November 2016 16:27:19 UTC

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