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Ticket #370 (closed editorial: wontfix)

Opened 2 years ago

Last modified 2 years ago

If-None-Match vs 412 vs ignoring the header field

Reported by: julian.reschke@gmx.de Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone: unassigned
Component: p4-conditional Severity: In WG Last Call
Keywords: Cc:
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Description

Off-list feedback:

3.2. If-None-Match

If the request would, without the If-None-Match header field, result in anything other than a 2xx or 304 status code, then the If-None-

Should this list also include 412 listed above in the same section?

Attachments

370.diff (1.3 KB) - added by julian.reschke@gmx.de 2 years ago.
Proposed patch

Change History

Changed 2 years ago by julian.reschke@gmx.de

Proposed patch

comment:1 Changed 2 years ago by fielding@gbiv.com

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to wontfix

The text is correct as is (albeit hard to understand why). 412 would only occur if some other condition already failed. In other words, If-None-Match has less precedence than If-Match and If-Unmodified-Since.

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