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Re: 305 Use Proxy deprecated?

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2007 13:40:05 +1000
Message-Id: <49CFEDCE-1F36-4EDA-AD38-11D21A280191@mnot.net>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
To: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>

http://www.w3.org/Protocols/HTTP/1.1/rfc2616bis/issues/#i76

On 15/06/2007, at 3:16 PM, Adrien de Croy wrote:

>
>
> Hi All
>
> can't find any browser that supports this.
>
> * IE 6 silently fails (shows blank page, does not attempt  
> connection to proxy).
> * FF 2 silently fails (shows blank page, does not attempt  
> connection to proxy).
> * Opera displays message "The server tried to redirect Opera to the  
> alternative proxy "http://xxxxxxxx". For security reasons this is  
> no longer supported."
>
> So looks like the main browsers (haven't tried Safari) have de  
> facto deprecated it.
>
> Is it an optional code to handle?  RFC2616 is extremely sparse in  
> its description of the status code.
>
> Adrien
>


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