Changeset 2559 for draft-ietf-httpbis


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Timestamp:
18/01/14 08:29:56 (6 years ago)
Author:
fielding@…
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(editorial) clarify that If-Range uses an exact match comparison even for HTTP-date, unlike If-Unmodified-Since; see #534 comment from Richard Barnes

Location:
draft-ietf-httpbis/latest
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2 edited

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

    r2554 r2559  
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    450        content: "Expires July 21, 2014";
     450       content: "Expires July 22, 2014";
    451451  }
    452452  @bottom-right {
     
    491491      <meta name="dct.creator" content="Reschke, J. F.">
    492492      <meta name="dct.identifier" content="urn:ietf:id:draft-ietf-httpbis-p5-range-latest">
    493       <meta name="dct.issued" scheme="ISO8601" content="2014-01-17">
     493      <meta name="dct.issued" scheme="ISO8601" content="2014-01-18">
    494494      <meta name="dct.replaces" content="urn:ietf:rfc:2616">
    495495      <meta name="dct.abstract" content="The Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) is a stateless application-level protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypertext information systems. This document defines range requests and the rules for constructing and combining responses to those requests.">
     
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    518518            <tr>
    519                <td class="left">Expires: July 21, 2014</td>
     519               <td class="left">Expires: July 22, 2014</td>
    520520               <td class="right">J. Reschke, Editor</td>
    521521            </tr>
     
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    528                <td class="right">January 17, 2014</td>
     528               <td class="right">January 18, 2014</td>
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    553553            in progress”.
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    555          <p>This Internet-Draft will expire on July 21, 2014.</p>
     555         <p>This Internet-Draft will expire on July 22, 2014.</p>
    556556      </div>
    557557      <div id="rfc.copyrightnotice">
     
    807807            </p>
    808808            <p id="rfc.section.3.2.p.7">If the validator given in the If-Range header field matches the current validator for the selected representation of the target
    809                resource, then the server <em class="bcp14">SHOULD</em> process the <a href="#header.range" class="smpl">Range</a> header field as requested. If the validator does not match, the server <em class="bcp14">MUST</em> ignore the <a href="#header.range" class="smpl">Range</a> header field.
     809               resource, then the server <em class="bcp14">SHOULD</em> process the <a href="#header.range" class="smpl">Range</a> header field as requested. If the validator does not match, the server <em class="bcp14">MUST</em> ignore the <a href="#header.range" class="smpl">Range</a> header field. Note that this comparison by exact match, including when the validator is an <a href="#imported.abnf" class="smpl">HTTP-date</a>, differs from the "earlier than or equal to" comparison used when evaluating an <a href="p4-conditional.html#header.if-unmodified-since" class="smpl">If-Unmodified-Since</a> conditional.
    810810            </p>
    811811         </div>
  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p5-range.xml

    r2554 r2559  
    500500   the server &SHOULD; process the <x:ref>Range</x:ref> header field as
    501501   requested. If the validator does not match, the server &MUST; ignore the
    502    <x:ref>Range</x:ref> header field.
     502   <x:ref>Range</x:ref> header field. Note that this comparison by exact
     503   match, including when the validator is an <x:ref>HTTP-date</x:ref>, differs
     504   from the "earlier than or equal to" comparison used when evaluating an
     505   <x:ref>If-Unmodified-Since</x:ref> conditional.
    503506</t>
    504507</section>
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