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RE: ID: Proxy autoconfig

From: David W. Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>
Date: Wed, 9 Apr 1997 21:50:43 -0700 (PDT)
To: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>
Cc: "'jg@pa.dec.com'" <jg@pa.dec.com>, Stuart Kwan <skwan@microsoft.com>, http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com, josh@netscape.com
Message-Id: <Pine.SOL.3.95.970409214834.9266E-100000@shell1.aimnet.com>


On Tue, 8 Apr 1997, Yaron Goland wrote:

> provisions for how to get updated proxy information. Rather than filling
> DHCP up with endless URLs for every service, why not just use it as an
> entry point?

One problem I see is that this approach would require yet another server
to be available on a 7x24 basis (in addition to DHCP and DNS). This must
be OK, but the reliability issues should be considered carefully.

Dave MOrris
Received on Wednesday, 9 April 1997 22:05:30 EDT

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