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Re: Jigsaw proxy - using protocol...

From: Semuel Vomberg <semuel@vipe.technion.ac.il>
Date: Mon, 6 Sep 1999 06:48:54 -0400 (EDT)
To: Yves Lafon <ylafon@w3.org>
cc: www-jigsaw@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.10.9909061247420.14325-100000@vipe.technion.ac.il>
On Thu, 2 Sep 1999, Yves Lafon wrote:

> > > The Jigsaw client will try (if possible) to use HTTP/1.1 connections, as
> > > this protocol is far better as HTTP/1.0 regarding cache semantics.
> > > So if a client is sending an HTTP/1.0 request to a Jigsaw proxy, the
> > > request issued by the proxy will be HTTP/1.1
> > 
> > but if we look at HttpBasicServer class, at doRequest function, we'll find
> > the line "switch (getRequestMode(request))" and from this I got my
> > conclution. am I wrong ?
> 
> Well, the manager can perform HTTP/1.1 and HTTP/1.0 requests, the
> ProxyFrame is responsible for the creation of that request, based on the
> incoming request.
> see org.w3c.jigsaw.proxy/ForwardFrame, the method is :
> protected org.w3c.www.protocol.http.Request dupRequest(Request request) 
> And the request that will be sent is...
> 	req = manager.createRequest();
> which is by default an HTTP/1.1 request.

hmm. so why that switch (at HttpBasicServer), if the server will use
HTTP/1.1 anyway ?


Live long and Prosper
   Semuel Vomberg
      EE student
         Technion, Israel
Received on Monday, 6 September 1999 07:42:15 GMT

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