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Re: Delta Compression and UTF-8 Header Values

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2013 11:08:49 +0000
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
cc: Frédéric Kayser <f.kayser@free.fr>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <79973.1360494529@critter.freebsd.dk>
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In message <20130210110514.GR8712@1wt.eu>, Willy Tarreau writes:

>> As soon as you look at the URL, you dive into semantics, and you
>> had better have an agreement with the content-provider about what
>> those semantics (including char-set) and routing-criteria should be.
>The content provider is the same as the one which sets the routing rules.

And that's the point:  A URL is a transparant sequence of bytes, unless
you have a private agreement with the content provider.

>I would love to see only configurations where Host is the only
>criterion but real world differs from the ideal one.

Lots of web-hosting companies can show that to you.

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