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04/11/13 22:24:32 (7 years ago)
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fielding@…
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rephrase a MAY send 505; addresses #502

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p1-messaging.html

    r2467 r2468  
    10411041               the client has attempted at least one normal request and determined from the response status code or header fields (e.g., <a href="p2-semantics.html#header.server" class="smpl">Server</a>) that the server improperly handles higher request versions.
    10421042            </p>
    1043             <p id="rfc.section.2.6.p.11">A server <em class="bcp14">SHOULD</em> send a response version equal to the highest version to which the server is conformant and whose major version is less than
    1044                or equal to the one received in the request. A server <em class="bcp14">MUST NOT</em> send a version to which it is not conformant. A server <em class="bcp14">MAY</em> send a <a href="p2-semantics.html#status.505" class="smpl">505 (HTTP Version Not
    1045                   Supported)</a> response if it cannot send a response using the major version used in the client's request.
     1043            <p id="rfc.section.2.6.p.11">A server <em class="bcp14">SHOULD</em> send a response version equal to the highest version to which the server is conformant that has a major version less than
     1044               or equal to the one received in the request. A server <em class="bcp14">MUST NOT</em> send a version to which it is not conformant. A server can send a <a href="p2-semantics.html#status.505" class="smpl">505 (HTTP Version Not Supported)</a> response if it wishes, for any reason, to refuse service of the client's major protocol version.
    10461045            </p>
    10471046            <p id="rfc.section.2.6.p.12">A server <em class="bcp14">MAY</em> send an HTTP/1.0 response to a request if it is known or suspected that the client incorrectly implements the HTTP specification
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