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Re: Using SRV records with a http Web Service

From: Phillip Hallam-Baker <phill@hallambaker.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2015 11:40:42 -0500
Message-ID: <CAMm+LwgiR_vkZOMEttijW3uqazzMoLDXV=pXjW2BbwR+QDF3cQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Patrick McManus <mcmanus@ducksong.com>
Cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Tue, Dec 15, 2015 at 2:31 PM, Patrick McManus <mcmanus@ducksong.com> wrote:
> if you think of a srv as a more fine grained cname, the answer is obvious -
> don't change the host header as it needs to reflect the origin.

I had forgotten that CNAME is considered explicitly. that certainly
excludes changing the host name to the SRV host address which was my
main concern.

Resolve ("example.com", "mmm")

Get /.well-known/mmm/
Host: example.com

Still not happy throwing away information though.
Received on Thursday, 17 December 2015 16:41:14 UTC

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