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Re: comments on draft-ietf-http-v11-spec-rev-03

From: Jim Gettys <jg@pa.dec.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 1998 10:39:58 -0800
Message-Id: <9803261839.AA23682@pachyderm.pa.dec.com>
To: Dave Kristol <dmk@research.bell-labs.com>
Cc: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
X-Mailing-List: <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com> archive/latest/5503

> 14.26 If-None-Match
>     I was disappointed that the pseudo-code didn't make it.  OTOH,
>     there are now disclaimers about mixing various conditional
>     headers, which accomplishes the same thing.
>     I would like to see stronger advice in 13.3.4 about what
>     combinations of conditional headers a client can send reliably to a
>     server (or which combinations it must not send).

I was/am opposed to having two independent specifications present in the 
same document; it leads to questions about which is correct. I felt it 
was better to clarify the text to remove the ambiguity.

I would not oppose publishing the pseudo-code as an informational RFC
document, with a disclaimer that the base specification rules.
				- Jim
Received on Thursday, 26 March 1998 10:41:43 UTC

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