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Re: Trailers and intermediaries

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2009 14:31:31 +1000
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <51E05DED-78EE-457B-BF0E-314184677DC9@mnot.net>
To: Henrik Nordstrom <henrik@henriknordstrom.net>
Belatedly, #193:
   http://trac.tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/193


On 14/08/2007, at 1:37 AM, Henrik Nordstrom wrote:

> removing the first part of b "the server is the
> origin server for the response, ". and also remove "origin " where it
> occurs in 'b'.
>
> b) the trailer fields consist entirely of optional metadata, and the
> recipient could use the message (in a manner acceptable to the server)
> without receiving this metadata. In other words, the server is willing
> to accept the possibility that the trailer fields might be silently
> discarded along the path to the client.
>
> And for clarity add the obvious restriction that
>
> A proxy server MUST NOT move any existing entity headers to the  
> trailer
> unless 'a' is fulfilled.


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