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Re: domain-name?

From: Roy Fielding <fielding@beach.w3.org>
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 1995 13:43:10 -0400
Message-Id: <199509211743.NAA17054@beach.w3.org>
To: Chuck Shotton <cshotton@biap.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
>>All requests will include the full URI in HTTP/2.0.
>>Until that time, Orig-URI is sufficient.
>Assuming that it is a required header, instead of an optional one. Not
>having looked lately, is it required? If not, it isn't sufficient.

No, it is not required, and yes it is sufficient.  There is absolutely
nothing you can do to prevent an old client from accessing a root
URL of a multi-named host.  The same result applies to a new client
that does not include Orig-URI in the request.

 ....Roy T. Fielding  Department of ICS, University of California, Irvine USA
                      Visiting Scholar, MIT/LCS + World-Wide Web Consortium
                      (fielding@w3.org)                (fielding@ics.uci.edu)
Received on Thursday, 21 September 1995 10:48:44 UTC

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