Re: Proxies and loops

> While the configuration of proxies does not really belong in the
> HTTP protocol, it helps a lot having a way to detect the existence
> of loops, or at least minimising its bad effects.

The Forwarded header field was created for this purpose.
Is it insufficient?

 ...Roy T. Fielding
    Department of Information & Computer Science    (
    University of California, Irvine, CA 92717-3425    fax:+1(714)824-4056

Received on Friday, 24 November 1995 23:10:50 UTC