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Re: Decision about Host?

From: Balint Nagy Endre <bne@bne.ind.eunet.hu>
Date: Thu, 5 Oct 1995 23:49:48 +0100 (MET)
To: Jeffrey Mogul <mogul@pa.dec.com>
Cc: http WG <http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Message-Id: <166.bne@bne.ind.eunet.hu>
Jeffrey Mogul writes:
> How about
> 	(1) clients SHOULD transmit the FQDN
> 	(2) the HTTP 1.x protocol DOES NOT SUPPORT server hosts with
> 	semantically different bindings to multiple FQDNs
> 	if any pair of those FQDNs share a common prefix.
Oops. Most ISPs want to have
www.isp.net
www.customer1.com
www.customer2.com
....
www.customerN.com
on a single host, because their customers want the illusion of their
own web server.
I'm against this idea categorically.
> 	(3) server administrators SHOULD NOT configure servers
> 	in violation of rule (2).
The same applies.

Andrew. (Endre Balint Nagy) <bne@bne.ind.eunet.hu>
Received on Thursday, 5 October 1995 16:03:19 EDT

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