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Oct 23, 2010, 1:00:32 AM (9 years ago)
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julian.reschke@…
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The asterisk form is only allowed for OPTIONS (see #233)

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p1-messaging.html

    r1053 r1054  
    13411341                 / <a href="#uri" class="smpl">authority</a>
    13421342</pre><p id="rfc.section.4.1.2.p.3">The four options for request-target are dependent on the nature of the request.</p>
    1343       <p id="rfc.section.4.1.2.p.4"><span id="rfc.iref.a.1"></span> The asterisk "*" ("asterisk form") means that the request does not apply to a particular resource, but to the server itself,
    1344          and is only allowed when the method used does not necessarily apply to a resource. One example would be
     1343      <p id="rfc.section.4.1.2.p.4"><span id="rfc.iref.a.1"></span> The asterisk "*" ("asterisk form") means that the request does not apply to a particular resource, but to the server itself.
     1344         This is only allowed for the OPTIONS method. Thus, the only valid example is
    13451345      </p>
    13461346      <div id="rfc.figure.u.35"></div><pre class="text2">OPTIONS * HTTP/1.1
     
    29712971      <p id="rfc.section.B.3.p.6">Remove reference to non-existent identity transfer-coding value tokens. (Sections <a href="#message.body" title="Message Body">3.3</a> and <a href="#transfer.codings" title="Transfer Codings">6.2</a>)
    29722972      </p>
    2973       <p id="rfc.section.B.3.p.7">Update use of abs_path production from RFC 1808 to the path-absolute + query components of RFC 3986. (<a href="#request-target" title="request-target">Section&nbsp;4.1.2</a>)
     2973      <p id="rfc.section.B.3.p.7">Update use of abs_path production from RFC 1808 to the path-absolute + query components of RFC 3986. State that the asterisk
     2974         form is allowed for the OPTIONS method only. (<a href="#request-target" title="request-target">Section&nbsp;4.1.2</a>)
    29742975      </p>
    29752976      <p id="rfc.section.B.3.p.8">Clarification that the chunk length does not include the count of the octets in the chunk header and trailer. Furthermore
     
    34733474      <ul>
    34743475         <li> &lt;<a href="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/193">http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/193</a>&gt;: "Trailer requirements"
     3476         </li>
     3477         <li> &lt;<a href="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/233">http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/233</a>&gt;: "Is * usable as a request-uri for new methods?"
    34753478         </li>
    34763479      </ul>
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