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Re: Proxy Specifications

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 1995 17:24:53 -0500
Message-Id: <9511292224.AA16522@www20>
To: "John W. Nogrady" <nogrady@pointcast.com>
Cc: www-lib@w3.org

The Library has lately been adjusted to better suit a server applicaion. You 
can find a dummy server frame as an example application. There is also a 
simple example command line tool application that should be somewhat easier to 
understand than the Line Mode browser.

The command line tool:

	http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/ComLine/

The _framework_ for a non-forking, portable server:

	http://www.w3.org/pub/WWW/MiniServ/

> I am looking for some documentation on www proxy servers.   I am looking 
> to build a *custom* proxy server, thus, I am looking for a specification 
> ( or rfc) that details the required features, optional features and 
> forbidden features of a www proxy server.

The best documentation of proxy support is actually the latest HTTP/1.1 draft. 
Roy has added a lot of description on how proxy servers are supposed to work.


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Henrik Frystyk Nielsen, <frystyk@w3.org>
World-Wide Web Consortium, MIT/LCS NE43-356
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Received on Wednesday, 29 November 1995 17:25:05 GMT

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