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Timestamp:
02/09/12 21:05:07 (8 years ago)
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fielding@…
Message:

(editorial) add intros for request field categories

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

    r1852 r1853  
    11351135  <x:anchor-alias value="request-header"/>
    11361136<t>
    1137    The request header fields allow the client to pass additional
    1138    information about the request, and about the client itself, to the
    1139    server. These fields act as request modifiers, with semantics
    1140    equivalent to the parameters on a programming language method
    1141    invocation.
     1137   A client sends request header fields to provide more information about
     1138   the request context, make the request conditional based on the target
     1139   resource state, suggest preferred formats for the response, supply
     1140   authentication credentials, or modify the expected request processing.
     1141   These fields act as request modifiers, similar to the parameters on a
     1142   programming language method invocation.
    11421143</t>
    11431144<section title="Controls" anchor="request.controls">
     1145<t>
     1146   Controls are request header fields that direct specific handling of the
     1147   request.
     1148</t>
    11441149<texttable align="left">
    11451150  <ttcol>Header Field Name</ttcol>
     
    11541159
    11551160<section title="Conditionals" anchor="request.conditionals">
     1161<t>
     1162   Conditionals are request header fields that indicate a precondition to be
     1163   tested before applying the method semantics to the target resource.
     1164   Each precondition is based on metadata that is expected to change if the
     1165   selected representation of the target resource is changed.  The HTTP/1.1
     1166   conditional request mechanisms are defined in <xref target="Part4"/>.
     1167</t>
    11561168<texttable align="left">
    11571169  <ttcol>Header Field Name</ttcol>
     
    11881200</section>
    11891201
    1190 <section title="Information" anchor="request.inform">
     1202<section title="Context" anchor="request.context">
    11911203<texttable align="left">
    11921204  <ttcol>Header Field Name</ttcol>
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