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Re: Host: header and port number

From: BearHeart / Bill Weinman <bearheart@bearnet.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Jan 1996 23:17:47 -0600
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To: Rob McCool <robm@netscape.com>, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
At 09:03 pm 1/22/96 -0800, Rob McCool spake:
>We are at a point where fixing Netscape 2.0's behavior is not an option
>for this release. What I would like to propose is that both
>specifications can co-exist.


   Perhaps I'm missing something, but I can't seem to figure 
out what a server would do with the port number. 

   If a request comes in on, say port 80, and it says: 


   What does the server do with that? 

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