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RE: I-D draft-petersson-forwarded-for-01.txt

From: Thomson, Martin <Martin.Thomson@commscope.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2011 10:10:23 +0800
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
CC: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
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On 2011-10-07 at 11:01:50, Thomson, Martin wrote:
> On 2011-10-07 at 10:52:45, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> > No, the "X-" was intentionally put there to match similar 
> > extensibility in for instance HTTP-headers.
> Why waste the bytes?  Anything other than "http" or "https" can be 
> recognized as an "extension" without some arbitrary 2 octet prefix.
> Or were you looking for a rerun of the "X-" spat?

I was just informed that you might not have read this:

It might explain my reaction, for which I apologize.
Received on Friday, 7 October 2011 02:11:00 GMT

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