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Re: domain-name?

From: Mike McCool <mlm@netscape.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 1995 16:49:01 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <199509212349.QAA27962@neon.netscape.com>
To: Roy Fielding <fielding@beach.w3.org>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
> I'm not into compromises today.  Either we go with the Orig-URI header
> as specified in draft 01, or we go with
>   Host: fully.qualified.domain.name
> as I originally suggested in
>   <http://www.ics.uci.edu/pub/ietf/http/hypermail/1995q1/0088.html>
> I am calling for WG consensus on this issue RIGHT NOW.  If you have
> a preference either way, send your comment in RIGHT NOW.  If some
> degree of rough consensus can be obtained within the next 5 days,
> then I will include the decision in HTTP/1.1 draft 00.

My vote goes for Host: fqdn, required in HTTP/1.1 requests, simply 
because it saves bytes and if the server needs the whole URL, it 
can construct it.
Received on Thursday, 21 September 1995 16:53:32 UTC

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