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Re: Host request-header MUST accompany...

From: <jg@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 96 16:55:02 -0400
Message-Id: <9604242055.AA06862@zorch.w3.org>
To: Dave Kristol <dmk@allegra.att.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
X-Mailing-List: <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com> archive/latest/320
>Words to that effect appear in Sect. 8 and App.D.1.  They should say,
>instead, that either an absoluteURI or Host request-header must
>accompany all HTTP/1.1 requests.

I don't believe that was the resolution agreed to.

There was insufficient trust that implementers would get it right,
if it were optional.

Better to require sending the redundant information all the time; simple
rule, can't be mis-interpreted.
			- Jim
Received on Wednesday, 24 April 1996 13:59:28 UTC

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