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Re: HTTP response version, again

From: Arnoud <galactus@htmlhelp.com>
Date: Sat, 21 Dec 1996 22:00:13 +0100
To: www-talk@www10.w3.org
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In article <Pine.GSO.3.95.961220153516.20218G-100000@eat.organic.com>,
Brian Behlendorf <brian@organic.com> wrote:
> There's
> nothing in the 1.1 response which should cause problems with the 1.0 proxy or
> 1.0 client - section 3.1 of both the 1.0 and 1.1 specs promise this, and (as
> best this group can tell) 1.1 fulfills this promise.  

But that wasn't known when these HTTP/1.0 only browsers/proxies were
implemented. They will most likely get very confused if they get HTTP/1.1
responses. 

Wouldn't it be better to *only* give 1.1 responses if the *request* was
also done in HTTP/1.1?

Galactus

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