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Re: new httpbis drafts (version 8) published on 10/26

From: <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Dec 2009 15:04:58 -0500
To: Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <OFE5847C92.3A96E0ED-ON85257680.006E35F5-85257680.006E5484@lotus.com>
(switching to www-tag list)

I'm in the process of closing down the agenda for next week's F2F and 
noticed this.  Right now it looks to me like HTTPbis is on the F2F agenda 
only for content sniffing and error handling.  Do you feel that any other 
discussion of the new draft is needed?  If so I'll schedule.  Thanks.


Noah Mendelsohn 
IBM Corporation
One Rogers Street
Cambridge, MA 02142

Jonathan Rees <jar@creativecommons.org>
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        Subject:        new httpbis drafts (version 8) published on 10/26

See for example
which is a pretty thorough rewrite of the http URI scheme
registration. I suspect we have Roy to thank for this.

We've been waiting for these drafts for quite a while; I haven't been
monitoring this list as closely as I ought to and didn't see the

I haven't checked what they ended up saying about GET/303.

We really need to follow httpbis since that's the document we'll need
to be consistent with, not the original 2616.

The section on the http: scheme is inconsistent on what the URI is
supposed to identify. I will send a comment to the list asking for a

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