Re: Really-From: allowing for proxying problems.

On Tue, 21 Nov 1995, Lee Stephens wrote:

> Hi All,
> Here's a suggestion to help out the problem with proxy accesses all coming
> from the same address?
> If the request included an Entity-Header, Really-From, then the proxy
> could pass this information on to the server which would be more meaningful
> than the proxy's own address. So:
> If "Really-From:" exists then "" is used in preference
> to "proxy.machine". Admittedly this allows unscrupulous individuals to spoof
> where they have come from so perhaps the header should be "Supposedly-From".
> What do you think?

Mmmm..."Apparently-From" might sound a little less sarcastic :)

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