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Timestamp:
19/01/13 15:01:51 (7 years ago)
Author:
fielding@…
Message:

clarify that If-Match and If-None-Match use the weak comparison function, since otherwise weak etags would never work; addresses #402

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

    r2130 r2131  
    671671   The If-Match condition is met if and only if any of the entity-tags listed
    672672   in the If-Match field value match the entity-tag of the selected
    673    representation for the target resource (as per <xref
     673   representation using the weak comparison function (as per <xref
    674674   target="entity.tag.comparison"/>), or if "*" is given and any current
    675675   representation exists for the target resource.
     
    729729   The If-None-Match condition is met if and only if none of the entity-tags
    730730   listed in the If-None-Match field value match the entity-tag of the selected
    731    representation for the target resource (as per <xref
     731   representation using the weak comparison function (as per <xref
    732732   target="entity.tag.comparison"/>), or if "*" is given and no current
    733733   representation exists for that resource.
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