Opened 11 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#107 closed design (wontfix)

Alignment of LM and ETag validation

Reported by: mnot@… Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone: unassigned
Component: p4-conditional Severity: Active WG Document
Keywords: Cc:

Description

Last-Modified validation is defined in terms of 'requested variant', whereas ETag validation (If-Match, If-None-Match) seem to go out of their way to say that *any* entity that meets the conditional can be returned, and never mind the selecting headers. I'd be interested in hearing if any implementations actually do that, and unless some are found, I'd suggest we need to tighten up how ETag validation is defined.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by mnot@…

  • Priority set to normal
  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Severity set to Active WG Document
  • Status changed from new to closed

Understood and intentional difference.

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