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Re: Decision about Host?

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@avron.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Date: Thu, 05 Oct 1995 12:00:07 -0700
To: Beth Frank <efrank@ncsa.uiuc.edu>
Cc: http WG <http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Message-Id: <9510051200.aa21124@paris.ics.uci.edu>
> So, is it acceptable for the client to place whatever it
> 	finds between the // and the first / in the HOST
> 	field, with the understanding it may not be a fqdn?

Yes.  I haven't figured out how to say in a way that is unambiguous,
but it will be there.


 ...Roy T. Fielding
    Department of Information & Computer Science    (fielding@ics.uci.edu)
    University of California, Irvine, CA 92717-3425    fax:+1(714)824-4056
    http://www.ics.uci.edu/~fielding/
Received on Thursday, 5 October 1995 12:06:20 EDT

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