Re: p2: Expectation extensions

Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net> Thu, 30 May 2013 09:31 UTC

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The subsequent conversation doesn't demonstrate a lot of consensus here, so I'm happy to drop this issue. Any objection to that?


On 23/04/2013, at 5:22 PM, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>; wrote:

> p2 5.1.1 requires that an unrecognised expectation be replied to with a 417 Expectation Failed. 
> 
> In my testing, it's fairly common for servers to ignore an unregistered expectation (e.g., "foo"). 
> 
> Given how many problems we already have with Expect, should we consider disallowing further extensions here, and removing this requirement?

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