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Re: Intro to Methods making Host header requirement

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2007 21:21:32 -0800
Message-Id: <C5613D94-4219-4321-983E-A5C0F321F09F@mnot.net>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

Now i91; <http://www.w3.org/Protocols/HTTP/1.1/rfc2616bis/issues/ 
#i91> (editorial).


On 14/11/2007, at 5:14 AM, Julian Reschke wrote:

>
> Hi,
>
> I was just looking at Section 9 (<http://tools.ietf.org/html/ 
> rfc2616#section-9>)...:
>
>    The set of common methods for HTTP/1.1 is defined below. Although
>    this set can be expanded, additional methods cannot be assumed to
>    share the same semantics for separately extended clients and  
> servers.
>
>    The Host request-header field (section 14.23) MUST accompany all
>    HTTP/1.1 requests.
> 	
> ...any reason why the Host header requirement is listed here so  
> prominently (duplicating text from 14.23)?
>
> Best regards, Julian
>


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