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Timestamp:
13/09/13 13:09:58 (8 years ago)
Author:
julian.reschke@…
Message:

enhance consistency in header field descriptions (see #495)

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

    r2381 r2387  
    674674   entity-tag matching a member of the list of entity-tags provided in the
    675675   field-value.
     676</t>
     677<t>
    676678   A recipient &MUST; use the strong comparison function when comparing
    677679   entity-tags for If-Match (<xref target="entity.tag.comparison"/>).
     
    727729   The "If-None-Match" header field makes the request method conditional on
    728730   the recipient cache or origin server either not having a current
    729    representation for the target resource, when the field-value is "*", or
    730    not having a current representation that has an entity-tag matching a
    731    member of the list of entity-tags provided in the field-value.
     731   representation of the target resource, when the field-value is "*", or
     732   not having a current representation of the target resource that has an
     733   entity-tag matching a member of the list of entity-tags provided in the
     734   field-value.
     735</t>
     736<t>
    732737   A recipient &MUST; use the weak comparison function when comparing
    733738   entity-tags for If-None-Match (<xref target="entity.tag.comparison"/>).
     
    788793  <x:anchor-alias value="If-Modified-Since"/>
    789794<t>
    790    The "If-Modified-Since" header field can be used with GET or HEAD to make
    791    the method conditional by modification date: if the selected representation
     795   The "If-Modified-Since" header field makes the GET or HEAD request method
     796   conditional on the selected representation's modification date being more
     797   recent than the date provided in the field-value: if the selected representation
    792798   has not been modified since the time specified in this field, then respond
    793799   with a <x:ref>304 (Not Modified)</x:ref> status code and only send
     
    850856   user agent will generate an If-Modified-Since field value based on either
    851857   its own local clock or a <x:ref>Date</x:ref> header field received from the
    852    server during a past run. Origin servers that choose an exact timestamp
     858   server in a prior response. Origin servers that choose an exact timestamp
    853859   match based on the selected representation's <x:ref>Last-Modified</x:ref>
    854860   field will not be able to help the user agent limit its data transfers to
     
    905911   evaluate the condition prior to performing the method
    906912   (<xref target="evaluation"/>). The condition is false if the selected
    907    representation has been modified since the time specified in this field.
     913   representation's last modification date is more recent than the date
     914   provided in the field-value.
    908915</t>
    909916<t>
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