Re: Increasing precision of Last-Modified header to allow sub-second granularity?

Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net> Wed, 01 February 2012 03:01 UTC

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* Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>>>>    Last-Modified: Fri, 27 Jan 2012 20:21:10.011483 GMT

>Have anybody tried sending such dates to see how much code it breaks ?
>
>I would fear a lot of both clients and servers would choke on it.

When writing draft-hoehrmann-date-parsing I looked a bit into that and I
am quite sure this would break very many parsers (I never announced that
draft, nobody ever pointed out the bugs in it, and I do not intend to do
anything with it at this point).
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