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Timestamp:
19/01/14 01:37:14 (7 years ago)
Author:
fielding@…
Message:

(editorial) remove parentheses in 3.2 and make the point clearer; see #521

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

    r2559 r2560  
    804804               by <a href="p4-conditional.html#lastmod.comparison" title="Comparison">Section 2.2.2</a> of <a href="#Part4" id="rfc.xref.Part4.2"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Conditional Requests">[Part4]</cite></a>.
    805805            </p>
    806             <p id="rfc.section.3.2.p.6">A server that evaluates an If-Range precondition <em class="bcp14">MUST</em> use the strong comparison function when comparing entity-tags (<a href="p4-conditional.html#entity.tag.comparison" title="Comparison">Section 2.3.2</a> of <a href="#Part4" id="rfc.xref.Part4.3"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Conditional Requests">[Part4]</cite></a>) and <em class="bcp14">MUST</em> evaluate the condition as false if an <a href="#imported.abnf" class="smpl">HTTP-date</a> validator is provided that is not a strong validator in the sense defined by <a href="p4-conditional.html#lastmod.comparison" title="Comparison">Section 2.2.2</a> of <a href="#Part4" id="rfc.xref.Part4.4"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Conditional Requests">[Part4]</cite></a>. (A server can distinguish between a valid <a href="#imported.abnf" class="smpl">HTTP-date</a> and any form of entity-tag by examining the first two characters.)
     806            <p id="rfc.section.3.2.p.6">A server that evaluates an If-Range precondition <em class="bcp14">MUST</em> use the strong comparison function when comparing entity-tags (<a href="p4-conditional.html#entity.tag.comparison" title="Comparison">Section 2.3.2</a> of <a href="#Part4" id="rfc.xref.Part4.3"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Conditional Requests">[Part4]</cite></a>) and <em class="bcp14">MUST</em> evaluate the condition as false if an <a href="#imported.abnf" class="smpl">HTTP-date</a> validator is provided that is not a strong validator in the sense defined by <a href="p4-conditional.html#lastmod.comparison" title="Comparison">Section 2.2.2</a> of <a href="#Part4" id="rfc.xref.Part4.4"><cite title="Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP/1.1): Conditional Requests">[Part4]</cite></a>. A valid <a href="#imported.abnf" class="smpl">entity-tag</a> can be distinguished from a valid <a href="#imported.abnf" class="smpl">HTTP-date</a> by examining the first two characters for a DQUOTE.
    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
  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p5-range.xml

    r2559 r2560  
    492492   validator is provided that is not a strong validator in the sense defined
    493493   by &lastmod-comparison;.
    494    (A server can distinguish between a valid <x:ref>HTTP-date</x:ref> and any
    495    form of entity-tag by examining the first two characters.)
     494   A valid <x:ref>entity-tag</x:ref> can be distinguished from a valid
     495   <x:ref>HTTP-date</x:ref> by examining the first two characters for a
     496   DQUOTE.
    496497</t>
    497498<t>
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