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Re: RFC: draft-brown-device-stock-ua-00.txt

From: Eitan Adler <lists@eitanadler.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2012 16:11:41 -0500
Message-ID: <CAF6rxgm7mJdWSKWwyeU=Gh=wgoB0KbbyKXfiXt-4p78Qwk32Vg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ilya Grigorik <ilya@igvita.com>
Cc: John Kemp <john@jkemp.net>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
On 9 November 2012 15:32, Ilya Grigorik <ilya@igvita.com> wrote:
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> On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 11:33 AM, John Kemp <john@jkemp.net> wrote:
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>> One question - what happens in the presence of an intermediary? SHOULD an
>> intermediary pass on the Client-hints HTTP header, if sent by a client?
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> Yes. If the intermediary is the doing the adaptation based on the hint, then
> theoretically it could drop the header when forwarding the request (but more
> likely, just pass it along).

Even then, it shouldn't, because whatever is behind it might have more to do.


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Eitan Adler
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