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Re: HTTP/1.1 ?

From: Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 05 Mar 1996 20:17:18 -0500
Message-Id: <9603060117.AA04888@www20>
To: Jiang Tao <jiangt@ceci.mit.edu>
Cc: W3C Lib <www-lib@w3.org>
Jiang Tao writes:
> It seems to me the default request sent by lib
> is HTTP/1.0, not HTTP/1.1. So if I want to send
> request of HTTP/1.1, I need to do it myself.

Well, the problem is that there is yet no such thing as the HTTP/1.1 spec.
As I take part in the IETF work on moving the HTTP protocol forward, I on
one side appreciate experimental implementations but on the other side we
have to stick to the HTTP/1.1 as a "reserved" name for whatever will come 
out at the end.

However, the Library already supports many of the things in HTTP/1.1, I prefer
to use HTTP/1.0 as long as possible.

Received on Tuesday, 5 March 1996 20:17:22 UTC

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