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Re: 301/302

From: Ben Laurie <ben@algroup.co.uk>
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 1997 18:47:07 +0100
Message-Id: <33DF7E1B.567DE1C4@algroup.co.uk>
To: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Cc: Yaron Goland <yarong@microsoft.com>, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Larry Masinter wrote:
> 
> Why, you could have different configuration directives, so that
> .cgi files would be HTTP/1.0 and .cgi11 files would be HTTP/1.1,
> or .asp would be HTTP/1.0 and .asq would be HTTP/1.1, etc.
> 
> It's easy for servers to have a mechanism for determining if
> a script is 1.0 or 1.1.

True, and we could have decided that there was no point in having
version numbers in HTTP, because we could just have a naming covention
for servers, www.* == HTTP/0.9, www10.* == HTTP/1.0, www11.* ==
HTTP/1.1.

It may work, but its junk.

Cheers,

Ben.

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