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Timestamp:
Oct 27, 2011, 12:55:03 PM (8 years ago)
Author:
julian.reschke@…
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Recommend header field syntax where field-recombination using "," can be detected (see #231)

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p2-semantics.xml

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    560560      header field occurs multiple times (a sensible default would be to ignore
    561561      the header field, but this might not always be the right choice).</t>
     562      <t>Furthermore, intermediaries and software libraries might combine
     563      multiple header field instances into a single one, despite the header
     564      field not allowing this. A robust format enables recipients to discover
     565      these situations (good example: "Content-Type", as the comma can only
     566      appear inside quoted strings; bad example: "Location", as a comma can
     567      occur inside a URI).</t>
    562568    </x:lt>
    563569    <x:lt><t>Under what conditions the header field can be used; e.g., only in
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