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Re: Sending Connect request

From: Scott Lawrence <scott-http@skrb.org>
Date: 28 Apr 2003 07:17:55 -0400
To: Dave Kristol <dmk@acm.org>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <uvfwyyios.fsf@skrb.org>

Dave Kristol <dmk@acm.org> writes:

> Have I missed something?  Are the answers that propose CONNECT
> over-thinking the question?
> 
> To connect to an HTTP application through a proxy, send an absolute URI
> (RFC 2616) to the proxy.  For example, if the application server is app.com
> 
> and the proxy server is proxy.com, send this request to proxy.com:
> 
> GET http://app.com/the-rest-of-the-URI HTTP/1.1
> Host: app.com
> [more headers]
> ...

I'm assuming his idea was to tunnel and use the connection for
something else... but you may be right.

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