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Jul 8, 2012, 7:50:41 AM (7 years ago)
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julian.reschke@…
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Work-in-progress: hyperlink header field definitions(P4)

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

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    979979         in the response and not the source text of the process, unless that text happens to be the output of the process.
    980980      </p>
    981       <p id="rfc.section.2.3.2.p.3">The semantics of the GET method change to a "conditional GET" if the request message includes an If-Modified-Since, If-Unmodified-Since,
    982          If-Match, If-None-Match, or <a href="p5-range.html#header.if-range" class="smpl">If-Range</a> header field (<a href="#Part4" id="rfc.xref.Part4.1"><cite title="HTTP/1.1, part 4: Conditional Requests">[Part4]</cite></a>). A conditional GET requests that the representation be transferred only under the circumstances described by the conditional
     981      <p id="rfc.section.2.3.2.p.3">The semantics of the GET method change to a "conditional GET" if the request message includes an <a href="p4-conditional.html#header.if-modified-since" class="smpl">If-Modified-Since</a>, <a href="p4-conditional.html#header.if-unmodified-since" class="smpl">If-Unmodified-Since</a>, <a href="p4-conditional.html#header.if-match" class="smpl">If-Match</a>, <a href="p4-conditional.html#header.if-none-match" class="smpl">If-None-Match</a>, or <a href="p5-range.html#header.if-range" class="smpl">If-Range</a> header field (<a href="#Part4" id="rfc.xref.Part4.1"><cite title="HTTP/1.1, part 4: Conditional Requests">[Part4]</cite></a>). A conditional GET requests that the representation be transferred only under the circumstances described by the conditional
    983982         header field(s). The conditional GET request is intended to reduce unnecessary network usage by allowing cached representations
    984983         to be refreshed without requiring multiple requests or transferring data already held by the client.
     
    17111710      <p id="rfc.section.4.4.2.p.3">The origin server <em class="bcp14">MUST</em> create the resource(s) before returning the 201 status code. If the action cannot be carried out immediately, the server <em class="bcp14">SHOULD</em> respond with <a href="#status.202" class="smpl">202 (Accepted)</a> response instead.
    17121711      </p>
    1713       <p id="rfc.section.4.4.2.p.4">A 201 response <em class="bcp14">MAY</em> contain an ETag response header field indicating the current value of the entity-tag for the representation of the resource
    1714          identified by the Location header field or, in case the Location header field was omitted, by the Effective Request URI (see <a href="p4-conditional.html#header.etag" title="ETag">Section 2.3</a> of <a href="#Part4" id="rfc.xref.Part4.10"><cite title="HTTP/1.1, part 4: Conditional Requests">[Part4]</cite></a>).
     1712      <p id="rfc.section.4.4.2.p.4">A 201 response <em class="bcp14">MAY</em> contain an <a href="p4-conditional.html#header.etag" class="smpl">ETag</a> response header field indicating the current value of the entity-tag for the representation of the resource identified by
     1713         the Location header field or, in case the Location header field was omitted, by the Effective Request URI (see <a href="p4-conditional.html#header.etag" title="ETag">Section 2.3</a> of <a href="#Part4" id="rfc.xref.Part4.10"><cite title="HTTP/1.1, part 4: Conditional Requests">[Part4]</cite></a>).
    17151714      </p>
    17161715      <div id="rfc.iref.27"></div>
     
    17431742         current representation after the requested action.
    17441743      </p>
    1745       <p id="rfc.section.4.4.5.p.2">For example, if a 204 status code is received in response to a PUT request and the response contains an ETag header field,
    1746          then the PUT was successful and the ETag field-value contains the entity-tag for the new representation of that target resource.
     1744      <p id="rfc.section.4.4.5.p.2">For example, if a 204 status code is received in response to a PUT request and the response contains an <a href="p4-conditional.html#header.etag" class="smpl">ETag</a> header field, then the PUT was successful and the ETag field-value contains the entity-tag for the new representation of that
     1745         target resource.
    17471746      </p>
    17481747      <p id="rfc.section.4.4.5.p.3">The 204 response allows a server to indicate that the action has been successfully applied to the target resource while implying
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