05/11/13 00:29:53 (7 years ago)

remove sentence on strong validators being unique across representations because they are only required to be unique per representation data; addresses #518

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

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    446446  @bottom-center {
    447        content: "Expires May 5, 2014";
     447       content: "Expires May 8, 2014";
    448448  }
    449449  @bottom-right {
    488488      <meta name="dct.creator" content="Reschke, J. F.">
    489489      <meta name="dct.identifier" content="urn:ietf:id:draft-ietf-httpbis-p4-conditional-latest">
    490       <meta name="dct.issued" scheme="ISO8601" content="2013-11-01">
     490      <meta name="dct.issued" scheme="ISO8601" content="2013-11-04">
    491491      <meta name="dct.replaces" content="urn:ietf:rfc:2616">
    492492      <meta name="dct.abstract" content="The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is an application-level protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypertext information systems. This document defines HTTP/1.1 conditional requests, including metadata header fields for indicating state changes, request header fields for making preconditions on such state, and rules for constructing the responses to a conditional request when one or more preconditions evaluate to false.">
    514514            </tr>
    515515            <tr>
    516                <td class="left">Expires: May 5, 2014</td>
    517                <td class="right">November 1, 2013</td>
     516               <td class="left">Expires: May 8, 2014</td>
     517               <td class="right">November 4, 2013</td>
    518518            </tr>
    519519         </tbody>
    543543            in progress”.
    544544         </p>
    545          <p>This Internet-Draft will expire on May 5, 2014.</p>
     545         <p>This Internet-Draft will expire on May 8, 2014.</p>
    546546      </div>
    547547      <div id="rfc.copyrightnotice">
    675675            <p id="rfc.section.2.1.p.3">A strong validator might change for other reasons, such as when a semantically significant part of the representation metadata
    676676               is changed (e.g., <a href="p2-semantics.html#header.content-type" class="smpl">Content-Type</a>), but it is in the best interests of the origin server to only change the value when it is necessary to invalidate the stored
    677                responses held by remote caches and authoring tools. A strong validator is unique across all representations of a given resource,
    678                such that no two representations of that resource can share the same validator unless their representation data is identical.
     677               responses held by remote caches and authoring tools.
    679678            </p>
    680679            <p id="rfc.section.2.1.p.4">Cache entries might persist for arbitrarily long periods, regardless of expiration times. Thus, a cache might attempt to validate
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