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RE: Two proposals for HTTP/2.0

From: <hallam@axal04.cern.ch>
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 1994 11:45:35 +0100
Message-Id: <9411171045.AA09606@dxmint.cern.ch>
To: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com

Re the first proposal, to incorporate the hostname somewhere. This
would be cleanest put into the URL itself :-

GET http://hostname/fred http/2.0

This is the syntax for proxy redirects.

This suggestion conflicts with the aims of the second I'm affraid. I
don't think that its a good thing for a server to not know its name.
Proxying is far too prevelant now and a server that doth not know
its name shall be called a LOOP. 

Received on Thursday, 17 November 1994 02:56:44 UTC

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