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Re: #179: Relax Via MUST

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2009 19:44:32 -0700
Message-Id: <584F5075-ED8C-4621-8D86-85E67A0F3ED1@gbiv.com>
Cc: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
On Jul 16, 2009, at 5:13 PM, Mark Nottingham wrote:

> I'm fine closing this with no action; IIRC the previous discussion  
> was leaning towards removing the requirement.
> Others?

There is no way we can remove the requirement without removing
half a dozen other features.  Intermediaries that don't send
Via are broken and will continue to be broken even if the
requirement doesn't exist.

Received on Friday, 17 July 2009 02:44:48 UTC

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