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Re: Request header in response

From: Florian Best <http@florianbest.de>
Date: Sun, 15 Nov 2015 17:17:54 +0100
To: dave.wain@ntlworld.com
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <5648B032.4090808@florianbest.de>
Hello Dave,

I would like to understand in which way you think that HTTP depends on
TCP/IP and how it wouldn't if the response contains the request headers?
IMHO the underlying communication protocol has nothing to do with it.
As long as you can parse the message syntax and make the connection
management you are independent of the underlying transport layer:
You could even transfer HTTP messages via UDP, UNIX sockets (as I
sometimes do), or whatever you want.

Best regards

Am 15.11.2015 um 06:05 schrieb Dave Wain:
> Dear All,
> If the request header (or most of it) is included in the
> response header, HTTP would become its own transport
> layer, independent of TCP/IP.
> This would be especially useful for remote locations.
> DW
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