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Re: About that Host: header....

From: Koen Holtman <koen@win.tue.nl>
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 1996 17:50:41 +0100 (MET)
Message-Id: <199603191650.QAA14146@wsooti22.win.tue.nl>
To: Ari Luotonen <luotonen@netscape.com>
Cc: jg@w3.org, Harald.T.Alvestrand@uninett.no, klensin@mail1.reston.mci.net, ari@netscape.com, paulle@microsoft.com, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com, jeff@step.mcom.com
Ari Luotonen:
>> There was a statement by Ari Luotonen at the IETF meeting that he
>> believed that solution 2) to be unacceptable to Netscape.  Ari, is
>> this true now that you've had time to think about it?  Paul, can you
>> see what Microsoft's opinion on this topic is?
>
>Yes, 2 is unacceptable.  We'd be breaking the entire universe, or
>making an ugly kludge if we then require a retry with 1.0 if and when
>the server doesn't accept the 1.1 request.

I too find that 2 is unacceptable.  Protocol easthetics is not nearly
good enough a reason to break compatibility on such a fundamental
level.

>Ari Luotonen				ari@netscape.com

Koen.
Received on Tuesday, 19 March 1996 08:56:39 EST

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