Re: Can proxies rewrite Date:?

> Our discussions (in the caching subgroup) have assumed that Date:
> is set when the response is generated by the origin server, and
> we have used this assumption to define the meaning of Expires:.
> If proxies rewrite Date: response headers, we are in some trouble.

Neither one of the proxies I've written changes the Date: header, and
I'm not aware of any proxy that does it.  I would say it's safe to
trust the Date: header not to be mangled by intermediaries.

Ari Luotonen
Netscape Communications Corp.
501 East Middlefield Road
Mountain View, CA 94043, USA		Netscape Server Development Team

Received on Monday, 4 March 1996 23:23:41 UTC