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Re: Host: vs. Orig-URI: w/ %%

From: Dave Kristol <dmk@allegra.att.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Sep 95 14:01:46 EDT
Message-Id: <199509221808.AA050293296@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: frystyk@w3.org
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org> wrote:

  > The value should be the original value in the URL before any translation 
  > whether it is the Orig-URI or the Host approach. Sending the URL through a 
  > proxy is a translation which should not reflect the value. That is:
  > 
  > >    GET http://host.dom/path.stuff HTTP/1.1
  > >    Orig-URI: http://host.dom/%%
  > 
  > will do just fine. However I would prefer the following syntax of the Orig-URI:
  > 
  > 	GET http://host.dom/path.stuff HTTP/1.1
  > 	Orig-URI: <host>%%;<params>#<fragment>

I believe that's what Dave Morris originally said.  In short, the
Orig-URI header should be the full URL selected by the user agent.  And
%% stands for what the origin server would see as the URL in the
request.  So if there are parameters and a fragment, the Orig-URI
header would be as you show.

Dave Kristol
Received on Friday, 22 September 1995 11:10:29 EDT

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