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Timestamp:
28/08/13 14:03:43 (7 years ago)
Author:
julian.reschke@…
Message:

Tune language about proxies forwarding unknown range units; for overlapping excessive ranges, change the "ought to reject" to a "MAY" (because it's really purely optional)
(see #490)

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p5-range.xml

    r2358 r2363  
    392392<t>
    393393   An origin server &MUST; ignore a Range header field that contains a range
    394    unit it does not understand. A proxy &MAY; either discard a Range header
    395    field that contains a range unit it does not understand or pass it to the
    396    next inbound server when forwarding the request.
    397 </t>
    398 <t>
    399    A server that supports range requests ought to ignore or reject a
     394   unit it does not understand. A proxy &MAY; discard a Range header
     395   field that contains a range unit it does not understand.
     396</t>
     397<t>
     398   A server that supports range requests &MAY; ignore or reject a
    400399   <x:ref>Range</x:ref> header field that consists of more than two
    401400   overlapping ranges, or a set of many small ranges that are not listed
     
    15851584<section title="Since draft-ietf-httpbis-p5-range-23" anchor="changes.since.23">
    15861585<t>
    1587   None yet.
     1586  Closed issues:
     1587  <list style="symbols">
     1588    <t>
     1589      <eref target="http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/490"/>:
     1590      "p5 editorial comments"
     1591    </t>
     1592  </list>
    15881593</t>
    15891594</section>
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