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Re: i37: Vary and non-existant headers

From: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Date: Thu, 7 May 2009 16:23:18 +0100
To: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
Cc: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>, 'Mark Nottingham' <mnot@mnot.net>, 'Julian Reschke' <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, 'HTTP Working Group' <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20090507152318.GA31746@shareable.org>
Yves Lafon wrote:
> Well, most transparent proxies I ran into did not support "TRACE *", so it 
> is hard to find a truly transparent proxy anyway.

It's not hard to detect them though, unless they are very good.  Just
send something which isn't HTTP syntax.  Most transparent proxies will
mangle it.

-- Jamie
Received on Thursday, 7 May 2009 15:23:57 GMT

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