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Re: 301/302

From: John Franks <john@math.nwu.edu>
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 1997 14:54:12 -0500 (CDT)
To: Dave Kristol <dmk@bell-labs.com>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <Pine.SUN.3.96.970908145321.22628D-100000@hopf.math.nwu.edu>
On Mon, 8 Sep 1997, Dave Kristol wrote:

> John Franks wrote:
> > [in response to Koen Holtman]
> > You are correct the Via header should provide end-to-end version
> > information to the origin server.  The origin server can simply not
> > send 303 or 307 to end clients which support HTTP/1.0.  I am glad
> > my concern was unfounded.
> 
> Am I missing something here?  If there are HTTP/1.0 proxies along the
> path from UA to origin server, and, especially, if the first proxy
> beyond the UA is HTTP/1.0, the Via header won't have all the information
> you need, because the HTTP/1.0 proxy won't have added it.
> 

No, you're right.  I was the one who missed something.


John Franks 	Dept of Math. Northwestern University
		john@math.nwu.edu
Received on Monday, 8 September 1997 12:58:24 EDT

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