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Timestamp:
Nov 29, 2012, 3:51:24 PM (7 years ago)
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mnot@…
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More adjustments to "Changes from RFC2616", based upon the issues list.

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

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    47194719<section title="Changes from RFC 2616" anchor="changes.from.rfc.2616">
    47204720<t>
     4721  HTTP's approach to error handling has been explained.
     4722  (<xref target="conformance"/>)
     4723</t>
     4724<t>
     4725  The expectation to support HTTP/0.9 requests has been removed.
     4726</t>
     4727<t>
     4728  The term "Effective Request URI" has been introduced.
     4729  (<xref target="effective.request.uri" />)
     4730</t>
     4731<t>
     4732  HTTP messages can be (and often are) buffered by implementations; despite
     4733  it sometimes being available as a stream, HTTP is fundamentally a
     4734  message-oriented protocol.
     4735  (<xref target="http.message" />)
     4736</t>
     4737<t>
     4738  Minimum supported sizes for various protocol elements have been
     4739  suggested, to improve interoperability.
     4740</t>
     4741<t>
     4742  Header fields that span multiple lines ("line folding") are deprecated.
     4743  (<xref target="field.parsing" />)
     4744</t>
     4745<t>
    47214746  The HTTP-version ABNF production has been clarified to be case-sensitive.
    47224747  Additionally, version numbers has been restricted to single digits, due
     
    47264751</t>
    47274752<t>
    4728   The "HTTPS" URI scheme is now defined by this specification; previously,
     4753  The HTTPS URI scheme is now defined by this specification; previously,
    47294754  it was done in  <xref target="RFC2818" x:fmt="of" x:sec="2.4"/>.
    47304755  (<xref target="https.uri"/>)
     4756</t>
     4757<t>
     4758  The HTTPS URI scheme implies end-to-end security.
     4759  (<xref target="https.uri"/>)
     4760</t>
     4761<t>
     4762  Userinfo (i.e., username and password) are now disallowed in HTTP and
     4763  HTTPS URIs, because of security issues related to their transmission on the
     4764  wire.
     4765  (<xref target="http.uri" />)
    47314766</t>
    47324767<t>
     
    47464781</t>
    47474782<t> 
    4748   The NUL octet is no longer allowed in comment and quoted-string text.
     4783  The NUL octet is no longer allowed in comment and quoted-string text, and
     4784  handling of backslash-escaping in them has been clarified.
    47494785  (<xref target="field.components"/>)
    47504786</t> 
     
    47684804  (Sections <xref format="counter" target="message.body"/> and
    47694805  <xref format="counter" target="transfer.codings"/>)
     4806</t>
     4807<t>
     4808  The algorithm for determining the message body length has been clarified
     4809  to indicate all of the special cases (e.g., driven by methods or status
     4810  codes) that affect it, and that new protocol elements cannot define such
     4811  special cases.
     4812  (<xref target="message.body.length"/>)
    47704813</t>
    47714814<t>
     
    48374880</t>
    48384881<t>
     4882  The meaning of the "deflate" content coding has been clarified.
     4883  (<xref target="deflate.coding" />)
     4884</t>
     4885<t>
    48394886  This specification now defines the Upgrade Token Registry, previously
    48404887  defined in <xref target="RFC2817" x:fmt="of" x:sec="7.2"/>.
     
    48424889</t>
    48434890<t>
    4844   Empty list elements in list productions have been deprecated.
     4891  Empty list elements in list productions (e.g., a list header containing
     4892  ", ,") have been deprecated.
    48454893  (<xref target="abnf.extension"/>)
     4894</t>
     4895<t>
     4896  Issues with the Keep-Alive and Proxy-Connection headers in requests
     4897  are pointed out, with use of the latter being discouraged altogether.
     4898  (<xref target="compatibility.with.http.1.0.persistent.connections" />)
    48464899</t>
    48474900</section>
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