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Re: Microsoft HTTP 1.1 Conformance?

From: Keith Hoffman <hoffmankeith@hotmail.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Apr 2000 16:25:14 -0500
Message-ID: <20000414212516.30785.qmail@hotmail.com>
To: "John C. Mallery" <jcma@ai.mit.edu>
Cc: <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com>
IE on Mac doesn't have that option.  I'm not sure why that decision was
made. I believe it does HTTP 1.1 all of the time (even through proxies).

It's not the default for the IE client because there are very few proxies
that are truly and fully HTTP 1.1 compliant.  Most are actually a mix - http
1.0.5 if you will. :)    Having HTTP 1.1 through the proxy turned off by
default helps avoid port negotiation issues on some proxies.

----- Original Message -----
From: "John C. Mallery" <jcma@ai.mit.edu>
To: "Josh Cohen" <joshco@exchange.microsoft.com>
Cc: <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com>
Sent: Friday, April 14, 2000 10:42 AM
Subject: RE: Microsoft HTTP 1.1 Conformance?

> At 10:49 -0700 04-13-2000, Josh Cohen wrote:
> >Our proxy server also has support for http/1.1.
> >
> I can't find anywhere to turn it on for the Mac IE 5.0 Browser.
> They seem to have lost the switch.  I know there is a switch for
> windows.
> BTW, are there reasons why http 1.1 proxying would not be the default
> for the IE client?
Received on Friday, 14 April 2000 22:25:56 UTC

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