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RE: Allow is not in 13.5.2

From: David Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Dec 2006 06:33:05 -0800 (PST)
To: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
cc: "Travis Snoozy (Volt)" <a-travis@microsoft.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0612220629260.387-100000@egate.xpasc.com>

On Fri, 22 Dec 2006, Henrik Nordstrom wrote:

> But yes, poor reading of the RFC may cause problems if one assumes
> 13.5.2 is complete and alone authoritative on when headers may be
> modified.

Fairly commonly paired with poor writing ... and also with large complex
documents. The goal of inter-operative implementations is best served by
clarification or removal of ambiguity when it is detected. This document
if for engineers who find life challenging enough w/o ambiguity, not
lawyers who love ambiguity.

Dave Morris
Received on Friday, 22 December 2006 14:33:31 UTC

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