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Timestamp:
10/01/13 13:17:23 (8 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.xml

    r2102 r2105  
    290290  <x:anchor-alias value="Last-Modified"/>
    291291<t>
    292    The "Last-Modified" header field indicates the date and time at
    293    which the origin server believes the selected representation was
    294    last modified.
     292   The "Last-Modified" header field in a response provides a timestamp
     293   indicating the date and time at which the origin server believes the
     294   selected representation was last modified, as determined at the conclusion
     295   of handling the request.
    295296</t>
    296297<figure><artwork type="abnf2616"><iref primary="true" item="Grammar" subitem="Last-Modified"/>
     
    406407  <x:anchor-alias value="etagc"/>
    407408<t>
    408    The "ETag" header field provides the current entity-tag for the
    409    selected representation.
     409   The "ETag" header field in a response provides the current entity-tag for
     410   the selected representation, as determined at the conclusion of handling
     411   the request.
    410412   An entity-tag is an opaque validator for differentiating between
    411413   multiple representations of the same resource, regardless of whether
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