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Re: New issue: Need for an HTTP request method registry

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2007 17:14:30 +0200
To: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1186672470.16745.186.camel@henriknordstrom.net>
On tor, 2007-08-09 at 14:11 +0100, Jamie Lokier wrote:

> It took many years before it was possible to deploy this standard IETF
> feature on public-facing servers, entirely because of this router
> filtering, and I'm still not sure how many users won't be able to
> access a server that does.

Seeing this from a client (proxy) perspective and ECN brokenness is a
quite noticeable problem. Even TCP Window Scaling is causing a lot of
grief still (probably even more than ECN).

But broken HTTP implementations (both server and client) is far more
common.

Regards
Henrik

Received on Thursday, 9 August 2007 15:14:45 GMT

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