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Re: draft-ietf-tls-http-upgrade reissued

From: John Stracke <francis@ecal.com>
Date: Fri, 05 May 2000 11:23:00 -0400
Message-ID: <3912E753.F2D6D4DC@ecal.com>
To: IETF HTTP List <http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Julien Pierre wrote:

> John Stracke wrote:
> > Just because a client always asks to upgrade doesn't mean the server has to obey.
> So how does that make the draft useful if the upgrade is never allowed ?

Who said never?

A client that wants to use the draft can ask for an upgrade on every HTTP request.
Servers that aren't willing to spend cycles on TLS for a particular request can just
ignore the Upgrade: header.

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