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Re: Host header vs host in absolute-URI

From: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Date: Sat, 18 Jul 2009 08:04:16 +0200
To: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1247897056.5742.9.camel@localhost.localdomain>
lör 2009-07-18 klockan 15:38 +1200 skrev Adrien de Croy:

> or are you referring to p1 messaging s 5.1.2 para 6
> "The most common form of request-target is that used to identify a
> resource on an origin server or gateway. In this case the absolute
> path of the URI MUST be transmitted (see Section 2.1.1, path-
> absolute) as the request-target, and the network location of the URI
> (authority) MUST be transmitted in a Host header field."

Yes, and there is also

8.4 Host

An HTTP/1.1 proxy MUST ensure that any request message it forwards does
contain an appropriate Host header field that identifies the service
being requested by the proxy.


5.2 The Resource Identified by a Request

If request-target is an absolute-URI, the host is part of the
request-target. Any Host header field value in the request MUST be

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