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Re: Comments (Part 2) on HTTP I-D Rev 05 (Adams #88, Accept-Language)

From: Jim Gettys <jg@pa.dec.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 1998 11:35:00 -0800
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Similar to Adams #84:

Glenn Adams notes:
> 88. Section 14.4 does not contain language as found in other Accept-*
> headers that recommends a 406 response in the case the server cannot
> satisfy the request based on its variant set for the specified URI.
> This precludes implementing client-side content negotiation along this
> variance axis. Suggest adding the required language or a note
> indicating why it is not present and what this means for client-side
> negotiation.

I believe this is an editorial bug from when 406 was introduced (or
later, when some edit was applied).

Again, guidance from content negotiation wizards soliticited.
				- Jim
Received on Monday, 16 November 1998 11:39:06 UTC

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