Re: [websec] [Ietf-message-headers] HTTP 'Origin' permanent and provisional

Graham Klyne <GK@ninebynine.org> Thu, 14 February 2013 16:19 UTC

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Subject: Re: [websec] [Ietf-message-headers] HTTP 'Origin' permanent and provisional
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On 13/02/2013 20:32, SM wrote:
> Hi Julian,
> At 12:24 13-02-2013, Julian Reschke wrote:
>> You make it sound as if it's ok to run two different registries with partly
>> overlapping values. It's not. It's a bug in the way IANA handles this. This is
>> what needs to be fixed.
>
> It's easier to fix the bug first.
>
> The following could be used:
>
>    "When a new entry is recorded in the permanent message header field
>     registry, IANA will remove any corresponding entries (with the same
>     field name and protocol) from the provisional registry."
>
> That avoids overlapping values.

Just for the record:

   http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3864.txt, section 4.3

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