Re: p2: Purely editorial feedback

Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> Sun, 21 April 2013 11:25 UTC

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On 21/04/2013, at 12:39 PM, Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz> wrote:

>> * 3.1.2.1 "Frequently, the representation is stored in coded form, transmitted directly, and only decoded by the recipient."   Saying "final recipient" would be clearer.
> 
> But incorect. Encoded from responses are routinely decoded by intermediary proxies for processing (think AV scanners on gzipped objects). They fall under "recipient", but not "final recipient".

This isn't normative, and the sentence starts with "frequently"; without "final", the "only" is quite odd...


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