Re: Why is From: limited?

> I've got two questions regarding 5.4.6 From
> 1. Why is From: only a request header?  It would be nice to provide
>    the address of the file owner so you know where to send comments
>    if the author forgot to add a <LINK REV="made" HREF="mailto:...">

Some people "forget" on purpose.  A link is more appropriate in this case.

> 2. Why is it an addr-spec only instead of a full RFC822 mailbox?

Because for some reason I never noticed the mailbox definition (I just
did when I looked at RFC 1123).  That will be fixed.

 ....Roy T. Fielding  Department of ICS, University of California, Irvine USA

Received on Thursday, 23 March 1995 23:05:26 UTC