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Re: Sticky stuff.

From: Peter J Churchyard <pjc@trusted.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Aug 1996 14:06:04 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <9608091806.AA09985@hilo.trusted.com>
To: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
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The Gauntlet (TM) Internet firewall V3.2 has an http proxy/gateway that
does maintain connections between the client and the proxy. But since this
is over Ethernet or faster, sticky headers wouldn't be much of a win. The
proxy does NOT do onward persistant connections yet. 

The proxy is getting a bit big to be a firewall proxy at around 5000 lines
of C. As features are added to HTTP it is going to become harder to 
proxy HTTP with a program that is small enough to trust.

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Received on Friday, 9 August 1996 11:07:46 UTC

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