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Re: NEW ISSUE: Drop Content-Location

From: Henrik Nordstrom <hno@squid-cache.org>
Date: Sun, 10 Dec 2006 20:15:45 +0100
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1165778145.11775.79.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
mån 2006-12-04 klockan 15:57 -0800 skrev Roy T. Fielding:

> At most, what we could do is say that a recipient may ignore the
> base-setting semantics of Content-Location when present in the
> outermost fields of an HTTP message received during HTTP communication.
> Personally, I think that would be a mistake.  I would prefer to say
> that a recipient may disregard the base-setting semantics if there also
> exists a base URI from the retrieval context and use of that base URI
> for parsing relative references within the entity results in fewer
> errors than use of the Content-Location URI.  A bad Content-Location
> value SHOULD be reported to the user as an error.

Fully agreed.


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