RE: ETag Validiation?

From: Nottingham, Mark (Australia) <>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 1998 16:58:24 +1000

> > As far as I can tell, an ETag request header is invalid;
> 14.9 states only
> > that it is a response header.
> ETag is an entity header. As such, it can be used in a request.

I don't follow you. ETag isn't listed in 5.3, Request Header Fields.
entity-tags are used in various places, but ETag the header is only
explicitly defined as a response header. Also, ETag isn't listed in 7.1,
which is the definition of entity-headers.

Have you seen ETag headers in requests?
Received on Wed Oct 21 1998 - 01:11:05 MDT

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