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

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2011 20:43:44 +0000
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
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: <71182.1302295424@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <20110408204110.GA15894@1wt.eu>, Willy Tarreau writes:

>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.

You seem to confuse "fake" and "useless" here.  In a Danish
court-room the difference is about 4 years of jail.

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