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Re: On the ordering of header entries

From: Rich Salz <rsalz@zolera.com>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2001 08:25:46 -0400
Message-ID: <3B09094A.3F8F17AF@zolera.com>
To: Doug Davis <dug@us.ibm.com>
CC: xml-dist-app@w3c.org
> Just wondering, what's the rational behind not allowing someone
> to reorder the headers?  Not that I think people will be itching
> to do it, I'm just curious.  8-)

(Some subset of) the headers might be signed.

I could imagine some intermediate actor "slurping up" the entire
package, and then outputting the headers in arbitrary order (say,
alphabetically by namespace URI).  And they shouldn't do that.
	/r$
Received on Monday, 21 May 2001 08:26:10 GMT

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