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Re: draft-ieft-http-options-00.txt

From: Dave Kristol <dmk@bell-labs.com>
Date: Sun, 10 Aug 1997 21:28:18 +0000
Message-Id: <33EE326D.6F23@bell-labs.com>
To: Jeffrey Mogul <mogul@pa.dec.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
X-Mailing-List: <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com> archive/latest/4156
> DMK:
>     Nit:  p.4, section 3.2:  I think the phrase "originating sender" is
>     a poor one.  From one perspective, the originating sender is the
>     client that initiated the request.  But I think it's intended to mean
>     the server that responded to the OPTIONS method.
Jeff Mogul:
> Right, I was looking for a phrase that mean "server that first sent
> the OPTIONS reply", which could be different from the "origin server"
> for the URI (e.g., because of Max-Forwards).  Any suggestions for
> a more precise short phrase?  Or should we just use the long one?

How about simply, "the server that first sent the OPTIONS reply." :-)?

Dave Kristol
Received on Sunday, 10 August 1997 19:01:00 UTC

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