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Re: Question about proxies forwarding HTTP/1.0 responses

From: Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>
Date: Thu, 27 May 2004 10:49:40 -0600 (MDT)
To: patrick mcmanus <mcmanus@ducksong.com>
Cc: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>, HTTP working group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.BSF.4.58.0405271044090.96416@measurement-factory.com>

On Thu, 27 May 2004, patrick mcmanus wrote:

> > Does announcing HTTP/1.1 actually buy you anything at all?
> It can get you chunked responses..

... and can messages with HTTP/1.0 version strings and TE: chunked.
Recall that the context here is not HTTP/1.1 features, but HTTP/1.1
version string in the message. That alone does not seem to buy you
much. Cache-control support is a similar example; you do not need an
HTTP/1.1 message to support Cache-controls.

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