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Re: Deploying new expectation-extensions

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Sun, 06 Apr 2008 00:46:23 +0200
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1207435583.11881.39.camel@HenrikLaptop>

tor 2008-04-03 klockan 21:01 +0200 skrev Julian Reschke:

> So does anybody know that proxies do here?

Well, as written I don't see how one can end up with the impression that
proxies should forward unknown expectations..

      * A proxy MUST implement both the client and server requirements
        of this specification.
      * If a server receives a request containing an Expect field that
        includes an expectation-extension that it does not support, it
        MUST respond with a 417 (Expectation Failed) status.
      * an HTTP/1.1 proxy MUST return a 417 (Expectation Failed) status
        if it receives a request with an expectation that it cannot
> BR, Julian
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