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Re: MUST use Content-Base

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Wed, 7 Jan 1998 02:55:12 PST
Message-Id: <34B35F10.F8EF06C5@parc.xerox.com>
To: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>
Cc: 'Scott Lawrence' <lawrence@agranat.com>, HTTP Working Group <http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
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> Hum... now call me picky but it seems bad pool to make clients who implement
> based on an RFC non-compatible when switching from draft to proposed.

Well, no, it's really officially the Right Thing to change things when going
from Proposed to Draft based on experience.

On the other hand, the experience is: no one will use this feature,
since it won't work with deployed systems.

Making it mandatory is impossible. Let's take it out.

Received on Wednesday, 7 January 1998 07:17:40 UTC

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