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Re: HTTP response version, again

From: Bob Jernigan <jern@spaceaix.jhuapl.edu>
Date: Mon, 30 Dec 1996 13:11:10 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <9612301811.AA22245@sdrmis.jhuapl.edu>
To: abigail@ny.fnx.com
Cc: bwinton@incontext.ca, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Abigail wrote:
> 
> That's very interesting... you log and study all the requests your
> users do?

Quite often, yes.
> 
> ++ And why is the reverse problem not being discussed?
> ++ I guess it must be fairly clear what should happen when a 1.1 client sends
> ++ a 1.1 header to a 1.0 server, so why not just follow that procedure for this
> ++ situation?
> 
> I don't think you can reverse the situation. A client doesn't know
> which HTTP version the server uses; a server does know which version
> the client uses.
> 
No, the server knows which version was in the request.  Our client
issues both 0.9 and 1.0 requests, and soon 1.1, as appropriate to
the situation.
> 
> Abigail
> 
bob
Received on Monday, 30 December 1996 10:15:57 EST

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