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Re: Getting the domain from a request under HTTP/1.0

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 1996 22:05:06 PDT
To: matt@wdi.co.uk
Cc: www-talk@w3.org
Message-Id: <96Jun13.220520pdt.2733@golden.parc.xerox.com>
When 98% of your requests come with a 'host' header (or less if you
dare) you can make http://www.wdi.co.uk/ respond with its own home
page listing the various companies that are actually supported on the
server.

Some small percentage of users with old clients will have to make
another click.

I'm told that some sites are getting a 60% hit rate of clients with
'Host:', so if we're luckly, deployment might be rapid enough to make
this feasible quickly.
Received on Friday, 14 June 1996 01:05:35 GMT

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