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'Full-URI' considered vague

From: Mike Cowlishaw <mfc@vnet.ibm.com>
Date: Sun, 12 Feb 95 17:22:43 GMT
Message-Id: <9502130834.AA16797@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
A couple of people have pointed out offline that 'Full-URI' is a bad
name for this concept, for sundry reasons (notably, valid translations
by a proxy, such as on an incoming firewall).  A better name, perhaps,
might be "Original-URI".  That is, the full URI that the original user
or agent requested, as distinct from the URI, partial URI, and/or port
that the end-server detected.

Mike Cowlishaw
Received on Monday, 13 February 1995 00:38:53 UTC

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