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Re: I-D draft-petersson-forwarded-for-00.txt

From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2011 22:41:10 +0200
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Cc: Andreas Petersson <andreas@sbin.se>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, "Thomson, Martin" <Martin.Thomson@commscope.com>, Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20110408204110.GA15894@1wt.eu>
On Fri, Apr 08, 2011 at 08:12:38PM +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message <20110408195627.GB15625@1wt.eu>, Willy Tarreau writes:
> >On Fri, Apr 08, 2011 at 07:42:54PM +0000, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> 
> >Most people would not even know [...]
> 
> That should not cause us to write standards that make life impossible
> for the people who do know and who do have the need.

Sorry, but I fail to see what makes your life impossible when
parsing this an IP address followed by an optional port. I would
add that it's much easier than deciding what to write as a fake
port value when you know the port is wrong and don't want to fool
your logs.

Willy
Received on Friday, 8 April 2011 20:41:54 GMT

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