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Re: Protocol: control specifications.

>>> Hallvard B Furuseth <h.b.furuseth@usit.uio.no> 2/27/04 1:45:49 AM >>>
>The current draft is even worse than your proposal, though:
>   - Regardless of the value of the criticality field, if the server
>     recognizes the control type and it is appropriate for the
>     operation, the server is to make use of the control when
>     performing the operation.
>Now it _really_ isn't possible to treat wrong criticality as an error.
I think that's the point (we are trying to remove ambiguity). This language is simple to understand and implement. Any recommendations given in control specifications are to the client implementer.
>With this wording it doesn't make sense here to claim that "when
>performing the operation" only applies if the operation is performed at
>all, and that one can still return an error instead.
I agree. Hopefully no one will twist the language in that way.