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Timestamp:
Jul 22, 2010, 2:06:27 AM (9 years ago)
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fielding@…
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Addresses #109: Clarify entity / representation / variant terminology

Replaced entity with representation.

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  • draft-ietf-httpbis/latest/p6-cache.xml

    r852 r866  
    325325  <list>
    326326    <t>A protocol element (e.g., an entity tag or a Last-Modified time) that is used to find
    327       out whether a stored response is an equivalent copy of an entity.</t>
     327      out whether a stored response has an equivalent copy of a representation.</t>
    328328  </list>
    329329</t>
     
    533533  target="header.expires" />) or the max-age response cache directive (<xref
    534534  target="cache-response-directive" />). Generally, origin servers will assign future
    535   explicit expiration times to responses in the belief that the entity is not likely to
     535  explicit expiration times to responses in the belief that the representation is not likely to
    536536  change in a semantically significant way before the expiration time is reached.
    537537</t>
     
    945945<t>
    946946  For entity-header fields, both sender and recipient refer to either the client or the
    947   server, depending on who sends and who receives the entity.
     947  server, depending on who sends and who receives the message.
    948948</t>
    949949
     
    12231223      server for any reason, it &MUST; generate a 504 (Gateway Timeout) response.</t>
    12241224    <t>Servers &SHOULD; send the must-revalidate directive if and only if failure to
    1225       validate a request on the entity could result in incorrect operation, such as a
     1225      validate a request on the representation could result in incorrect operation, such as a
    12261226      silently unexecuted financial transaction.</t>
    12271227  </list>
     
    14791479  or transformation of a message that might not be reflected in the message. This
    14801480  information is typically used to warn about possible incorrectness introduced by caching
    1481   operations or transformations applied to the entity body of the message.
     1481  operations or transformations applied to the payload of the message.
    14821482</t>
    14831483<t>
     
    15241524      &MUST; be deleted by caches after validation. They can only be generated by a cache
    15251525      when validating a cached entry, and &MUST-NOT; be generated in any other situation.</t>
    1526     <t>2xx Warnings describe some aspect of the entity body or entity headers that is
    1527       not rectified by a validation (for example, a lossy compression of the entity bodies)
     1526    <t>2xx Warnings describe some aspect of the representation that is
     1527      not rectified by a validation (for example, a lossy compression of the representation)
    15281528      and &MUST-NOT; be deleted by caches after validation, unless a full response is
    15291529      returned, in which case they &MUST; be.</t>
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