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Re: Handling ambiguous requests

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Thu, 5 Sep 1996 17:02:02 PDT
To: pmontelo@spyglass.com
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <96Sep5.170202pdt."2759"@golden.parc.xerox.com>
Multi-hostname servers should probably by default deal with ambiguous
requests in the same way that they deal with requests from HTTP/1.0
clients that don't send host:

Return a page that lists the possible URLs that could have been meant,
asking the user which one they really wanted. If you want to
guess, that's OK, but probably the guess should be a configuration
option.

Larry
Received on Thursday, 5 September 1996 17:04:46 EDT

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