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

From: Roy Fielding <fielding@beach.w3.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Sep 1995 15:03:27 -0400
Message-Id: <199509221903.PAA23645@beach.w3.org>
To: Dave Kristol <dmk@allegra.att.com>
Cc: frystyk@w3.org, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Dave Kristol adds
>Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org> wrote:
>
>  > 	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.

No, the ;<params> are part of the URL and they must be in
the Request-Line.

I prefer Host.

 ....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 Friday, 22 September 1995 12:05:46 EDT

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