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Re: NUDGE: Our piece on Host: and URLs (Fwd)

From: Josh Cohen <josh@netscape.com>
Date: Sat, 10 May 1997 02:20:57 -0700 (PDT)
To: http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <Roam.SIMC.2.0.6.863256057.10609.josh@netscape.com>
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Date: Thu, 8 May 1997 20:27:12 -0700 (PDT)
From: "Josh Cohen" <josh@netscape.com>
Subject: Re: NUDGE: Our piece on Host: and URLs
To: klensin@mail1.reston.mci.net
Cc: josh@netscape.com, paulh@imc.org

John, does this rub you the right way ?

> Paul Hoffman said:
> > Josh said:
> >	Ok I've reviewed the 1.1 draft, If I remember correctly,
> >we agreed to make host be FQDN.
> 
> Yup.
> 
> >Did we agree on any special cases which need to be included in the
> >draft?
> 
> No, we agreed that there were no special cases.
> 
> >If not, the wording change seems simple to me:
> >
> >14.23 Host
> >
> >   The Host request-header field specifies the Internet host and port
> >   number of the resource being requested, as obtained from the original
> >   URL given by the user or referring resource (generally an HTTP URL,
> >   as described in section 3.2.2). The Host field value MUST represent
> >   the FULLY QUALIFIED DOMAIN NAME of the origin server or gateway given
> >by the
> >!  the network location of the origin server or gateway given by the
> >   original URL. This allows the origin server or gateway to
> >   differentiate between internally-ambiguous URLs, such as the root "/"
> >   URL of a server for multiple host names on a single IP address.
> >
> >thoughts?
> 
> Looks exactly right to me. I suggest you pass this by John Klensin
> <klensin@mail1.reston.mci.net> just to be sure, but I think you hit it on
> the first try.
> 
> --Paul Hoffman, Director
> --Internet Mail Consortium
> 
> 


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