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Re: #147: header-specific canonicalisation

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2010 13:57:47 +1100
Cc: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <D05BBC80-AEDC-43B9-A4A4-401AD6E0A12C@mnot.net>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

On 04/03/2010, at 12:05 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:
> Note:
>   If a header field is absent from a request, it can only match another
>   request if it is also absent there.
> Is that still true? I don't think; maybe we can remove the sentence completely?

That means we'd have to re-open <http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/37>. 

I think we can address your concern by doing something like

If (after any normalisation that may take place) a header field is absent from a request...

Mark Nottingham     http://www.mnot.net/
Received on Thursday, 4 March 2010 02:58:20 UTC

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