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Re: I-D ACTION:draft-shafranovich-feedback-report-01.txt

2005-05-26 09:27:43

In <4294D164(_dot_)9040108(_at_)solidmatrix(_dot_)com> Yakov Shafranovich 
<YakovS(_at_)solidmatrix(_dot_)com> writes:

Bruce Lilly wrote:

   o The draft refers to RFC 2616, which is an HTTP specification that
     uses a different field syntax from the Internet Message Format.

I did not find any other standard that defines the user agent field. The 
"User-Agent" and "Mailer" fields used by email programs are not defined 
in any standard that I was able to locate. Perhaps a new registration or 
document for the user agent field should be written, OR the syntax 
copied from RFC 2616 and included in this document in long hand.

You will find a definition of User-Agent, suitable for both News and Mail,
in draft-ietf-usefor-usefor-04.txt.

It is essentially the same as the one in RFC 2616, modulo a few niggles.

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