alt-svc: Question about parameters #123
The Internet Draft specifies a syntax for parameters (Section 3), and an IANA registry to manage their name space (Section 7.3), but doesn't prescribe what parameters should be used for, except for the following fleeting reference:
Is the intention that parameters should only be used as cache directives, as implied by the above sentence? The two parameters specified in the Draft ("ma" and "persist") are certainly of that flavour. Or is the intention that parameters could be used for other purposes as well?
If the latter, perhaps the language in section 7.3 could be softened, e.g.
The text at Section 3 currently launches into the following with no preamble:
How about inserting a sentence along the following lines:
Or, if you want to constrain the use of parameters in any way, you could do that here.
(The first problem is simply a result of copying and pasting from http://greenbytes.de/tech/webdav/rfc7234.html#cache.directive.registry)