Re: clarify some MUST requirements in HTTPbis part 1 section 3.3

Hi Alex,

On Thu, Dec 08, 2011 at 08:25:25AM -0700, Alex Rousskov wrote:
> Please note that both approaches will require introduction of new
> normative vocabulary. AFAICT, we currently do not have any normative
> language that clearly distinguishes "generation" from "forwarding" in
> the context of "sending". That has to be fixed regardless of the
> approach. Otherwise, proxy developers will continue to misinterpret
> "send" and "sender" rules.
> I have proposed specific wording for the "global exception for proxies"
> approach. If there is consensus that the first approach is the way to
> go, I would be happy to try to reshape that proposal to just introduce
> the necessary generation/forwarding vocabulary.

I think that if we carefully define what a "sender" is and what "send"
means, we can avoid the global exception without rewriting every MUST
rule, because after all the base of the problem lies there.


Received on Thursday, 8 December 2011 15:42:00 UTC