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Timestamp:
Jun 27, 2012, 8:56:55 AM (7 years ago)
Author:
julian.reschke@…
Message:

Clarify etags, If-Match, and proxies vs origin servers (see #354)

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p4-conditional.xml

    r1692 r1696  
    758758</t>
    759759<t>
    760    If none of the entity-tags match, or if "*" is given and no current
    761    representation exists, the server &MUST-NOT; perform the requested method.
    762    Instead, the server &MUST; respond with the 412 (Precondition Failed)
     760   Origin servers &MUST-NOT; perform the requested method if none of the
     761   entity-tags match, or if "*" is given and no current representation
     762   exists; instead they &MUST; respond with the 412 (Precondition Failed)
    763763   status code.
     764</t>
     765<t>
     766   Proxy servers using a cached response as the selected representation
     767   &MUST-NOT; perform the requested method if none of the entity-tags match,
     768   or if "*" is given and no current representation exists; instead, they
     769   &MUST; forward the request towards the origin server.
    764770</t>
    765771<t>
     
    14121418  <list style="symbols">
    14131419    <t>
     1420      <eref target="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/354"/>:
     1421      "ETags and Conditional Requests"
     1422    </t>
     1423    <t>
    14141424      <eref target="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/361"/>:
    14151425      "ABNF requirements for recipients"
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