Re: Minimum HTTP version (was: Accept-Ranges: the controversy that wouldn't die)

> It would, if it were there in earlier versions of the protocol.  In
> 1.0 all you get is mashed User-Agent headers and the occasional
> Forwarded header, if you're lucky. It would be far more reliable to
> make it mandatory for 1.1 servers to "report on their neighbors".

Please read the description of the Via header field.  It does that.

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

Received on Thursday, 6 June 1996 10:50:36 UTC