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Re: HTTP/1.0 Draft 3 defines both 0.9 and 1.0 ?

From: Albert Lunde <Albert-Lunde@nwu.edu>
Date: Mon, 18 Sep 1995 07:54:16 -0500 (CDT)
Message-Id: <199509181254.AA213198856@lulu.acns.nwu.edu>
To: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
>  Who needs a formal spec for HTTP/0.9 anyway, whose major
> version number looks very much like a pre-release ?

HTTP 0.9 still has a few virtues, one of which is that minimal
support for it can be hacked into the gopher protocol
allowing gopher to www links that a web client can follow.
So it does still see some real use.    

Providing a specfication for HTTP 0.9 isn't "costing" 
the working group much.

-- 
    Albert Lunde                      Albert-Lunde@nwu.edu
Received on Monday, 18 September 1995 05:56:06 EDT

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