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Jan 10, 2013, 5:17:23 AM (7 years ago)
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fielding@…
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(editorial) add 1xx and 2xx definitions in prose; add description of payload in 200 response to unusual methods; clarify that ETag and Last-Modified provide metadata about the state of the selected representation at the conclusion of handling a response

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

    r2102 r2105  
    449449  }
    450450  @bottom-center {
    451        content: "Expires July 12, 2013";
     451       content: "Expires July 14, 2013";
    452452  }
    453453  @bottom-right {
     
    491491      <meta name="dct.creator" content="Reschke, J. F.">
    492492      <meta name="dct.identifier" content="urn:ietf:id:draft-ietf-httpbis-p4-conditional-latest">
    493       <meta name="dct.issued" scheme="ISO8601" content="2013-01-08">
     493      <meta name="dct.issued" scheme="ISO8601" content="2013-01-10">
    494494      <meta name="dct.replaces" content="urn:ietf:rfc:2616">
    495495      <meta name="dct.abstract" content="The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application-level protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypertext information systems. This document defines HTTP/1.1 conditional requests, including metadata header fields for indicating state changes, request header fields for making preconditions on such state, and rules for constructing the responses to a conditional request when one or more preconditions evaluate to false.">
     
    517517            </tr>
    518518            <tr>
    519                <td class="left">Expires: July 12, 2013</td>
    520                <td class="right">January 8, 2013</td>
     519               <td class="left">Expires: July 14, 2013</td>
     520               <td class="right">January 10, 2013</td>
    521521            </tr>
    522522         </tbody>
     
    545545         in progress”.
    546546      </p>
    547       <p>This Internet-Draft will expire on July 12, 2013.</p>
     547      <p>This Internet-Draft will expire on July 14, 2013.</p>
    548548      <h1><a id="rfc.copyrightnotice" href="#rfc.copyrightnotice">Copyright Notice</a></h1>
    549549      <p>Copyright © 2013 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the document authors. All rights reserved.</p>
     
    705705      <div id="rfc.iref.l.1"></div>
    706706      <h2 id="rfc.section.2.2"><a href="#rfc.section.2.2">2.2</a>&nbsp;<a id="header.last-modified" href="#header.last-modified">Last-Modified</a></h2>
    707       <p id="rfc.section.2.2.p.1">The "Last-Modified" header field indicates the date and time at which the origin server believes the selected representation
    708          was last modified.
     707      <p id="rfc.section.2.2.p.1">The "Last-Modified" header field in a response provides a timestamp indicating the date and time at which the origin server
     708         believes the selected representation was last modified, as determined at the conclusion of handling the request.
    709709      </p>
    710710      <div id="rfc.figure.u.1"></div><pre class="inline"><span id="rfc.iref.g.1"></span>  <a href="#header.last-modified" class="smpl">Last-Modified</a> = <a href="#imported.abnf" class="smpl">HTTP-date</a>
     
    764764      <div id="rfc.iref.e.1"></div>
    765765      <h2 id="rfc.section.2.3"><a href="#rfc.section.2.3">2.3</a>&nbsp;<a id="header.etag" href="#header.etag">ETag</a></h2>
    766       <p id="rfc.section.2.3.p.1">The "ETag" header field provides the current entity-tag for the selected representation. An entity-tag is an opaque validator
    767          for differentiating between multiple representations of the same resource, regardless of whether those multiple representations
    768          are due to resource state changes over time, content negotiation resulting in multiple representations being valid at the
    769          same time, or both. An entity-tag consists of an opaque quoted string, possibly prefixed by a weakness indicator.
     766      <p id="rfc.section.2.3.p.1">The "ETag" header field in a response provides the current entity-tag for the selected representation, as determined at the
     767         conclusion of handling the request. An entity-tag is an opaque validator for differentiating between multiple representations
     768         of the same resource, regardless of whether those multiple representations are due to resource state changes over time, content
     769         negotiation resulting in multiple representations being valid at the same time, or both. An entity-tag consists of an opaque
     770         quoted string, possibly prefixed by a weakness indicator.
    770771      </p>
    771772      <div id="rfc.figure.u.3"></div><pre class="inline"><span id="rfc.iref.g.2"></span><span id="rfc.iref.g.3"></span><span id="rfc.iref.g.4"></span><span id="rfc.iref.g.5"></span><span id="rfc.iref.g.6"></span>  <a href="#header.etag" class="smpl">ETag</a>       = <a href="#header.etag" class="smpl">entity-tag</a>
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