Re: JSON headers

In message <>, Julian Reschke
>On 2016-07-10 10:04, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> ...
>>> FWIW, duplicate headers aren't really needed, when the header field was
>>> defined properly (so the only problem is Set-Cookie, see
>>> <>).
>> I'll second the call for a blanket ban on repeat headers if they
>> use the new (JSON-)syntax.
>> ...
>But that's not what I said.

No, that is what Phil asked for:

> It would be nice if the JSON encoding handled arrays so that the demand for
> duplicate headers is removed.  Signing could then be more successful and could
> even stipulate that the presence of a repeat header in a signed request is a
> failure condition.

I would go as far to make all repeat header a failure condition under the
new format.

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Received on Sunday, 10 July 2016 09:10:08 UTC