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Re: ID: Proxy autoconfig

From: David W. Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 1997 11:31:07 -0700 (PDT)
To: Josh <josh@netscape.com>
Cc: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>, "'jg@pa.dec.com'" <jg@pa.dec.com>, Stuart Kwan <skwan@microsoft.com>, http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
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On Thu, 10 Apr 1997, Josh wrote:

> Well, most often, the resource is being retreived from an HTTP server
> (in our case) or a proxy.
> If the proxy is down, the pac file is useless anyway.

That was my objection ... to the suggestion the DHCP or DNS provide a
single URL pointing to a services name / location server. I think
it a possibly undesirable design to add yet another server to the
7x24 list. The original post had been that multiple URLs could identify
the locations of different server types.

Dave Morris
Received on Saturday, 12 April 1997 05:46:07 UTC

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