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RE: First reactions to mandatory draft

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 1998 15:30:58 -0500
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To: Paul Leach <paulle@microsoft.com>, "'Scott Lawrence'" <lawrence@agranat.com>
Cc: Rohit Khare <rohit@bordeaux.ics.uci.edu>, ietf-http-ext@w3.org
At 11:58 1/20/98 -0800, Paul Leach wrote:

>This is independent of the use of numerical prefixes. I always thought it
>was obvious that the Man header was required to come _ahead_ of any uses --
>but I can't recall if the spec _says_ that.

We can't guarantee this as a proxy may change the order of the headers.
Also, we can't guarantee that a down stream, non-mandatory proxy doesn't
add a new header with an existing prefix.


Henrik Frystyk Nielsen,
World Wide Web Consortium
Received on Tuesday, 20 January 1998 15:32:15 UTC

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