Re: i37: Vary and non-existant headers

Brian Smith wrote:
> Adrien de Croy wrote:
>> In the case of say Accept-Encoding, what if a server sends a vary tag
>> with Accept-Encoding in it, yet there is no Content-Encoding field (e.g.
>> no encoding, but the server selected on Accept-Encoding)?
> That is the normal case. If the server decided to send a non-encoded version
> due to the absence of an Accept-Encoding, then it has to include
> Accept-Encoding in the Vary. 

Yes. As a matter of fact, that's the reason why we have this issue open 
-- many people do not get that from the current spec text.

> ...

BR, Julian

Received on Friday, 8 May 2009 08:39:21 UTC