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Re: HTTP/1.1 Draft has inconsistent use of Last-Modified header field

From: Scott Lawrence <lawrence@agranat.com>
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 1998 13:00:37 +0000
Message-Id: <36064DF5.41DDC08C@agranat.com>
To: Jason Mathews <mathews@mitre.org>
Cc: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
X-Mailing-List: <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com> archive/latest/47
Jason Mathews wrote:

> The Last-modified header response field is inconsistently referenced in
> the HTTP 1.1 spec as both Last-Modified and Last-modified.
> According to the definition in section 14.29 of
> <draft-ietf-http-v11-spec-rev-04> the Last-Modified entity-header field
> is in the form:  Last-Modified  = "Last-Modified" ":" HTTP-date
> Suggestion that all occurrences of "Last-modified" be changed to
> "Last-Modified" to avoid confusion.

All HTTP header field names are case insensitive, so those are equivalent
(see 4.2).

Scott Lawrence           Consulting Engineer      <lawrence@agranat.com>
Agranat Systems, Inc.  Embedded Web Technology   http://www.agranat.com/
Received on Monday, 21 September 1998 06:06:06 UTC

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