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Timestamp:
Jan 10, 2013, 10:19:24 PM (7 years ago)
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fielding@…
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(editorial) fix jumbled description of Retry-After

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

    r2106 r2107  
    29862986      <div id="rfc.iref.r.3"></div>
    29872987      <h3 id="rfc.section.7.1.3"><a href="#rfc.section.7.1.3">7.1.3</a>&nbsp;<a id="header.retry-after" href="#header.retry-after">Retry-After</a></h3>
    2988       <p id="rfc.section.7.1.3.p.1">The header "Retry-After" field can be used with a <a href="#status.503" class="smpl">503 (Service
    2989             Unavailable)</a> response to indicate how long the service is expected to be unavailable to the requesting client. This field <em class="bcp14">MAY</em> also be used with any <a href="#status.3xx" class="smpl">3xx (Redirection)</a> response to indicate the minimum time the user agent is asked to wait before issuing the redirected request.
     2988      <p id="rfc.section.7.1.3.p.1">Servers send the "Retry-After" header field to indicate how long the user agent ought to wait before making a follow-up request.
     2989         When sent with a <a href="#status.503" class="smpl">503 (Service Unavailable)</a> response, Retry-After indicates how long the service is expected to be unavailable to the client. When sent with any <a href="#status.3xx" class="smpl">3xx (Redirection)</a> response, Retry-After indicates the minimum time that the user agent is asked to wait before issuing the redirected request.
    29902990      </p>
    29912991      <p id="rfc.section.7.1.3.p.2">The value of this field can be either an HTTP-date or an integer number of seconds (in decimal) after the time of the response.</p>
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