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Re: draft-holtman-http-safe-00.txt

From: Gavin Nicol <gtn@ebt.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 1996 14:16:22 -0400
Message-Id: <199610101816.OAA02584@nathaniel.ebt>
To: dan@spyglass.com
Cc: koen@win.tue.nl, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
X-Mailing-List: <http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com> archive/latest/1752
>Aren't proxies disallowed from forwarding methods they don't understand?
>Wouldn't GETWITHBODY require a HTTP/1.2 (or rather, a 1.3, since servers
>would be forced to accept it in 1.2, but clients would need to not send it
>until 1.3, ala FullURL)?  Safe: yes could be sent today.

What form of proxy? 0.9, 1.0. 1.1 ?

It seems silly to have a protocol that allows arbitrary methods, but
proxies that don't...
Received on Thursday, 10 October 1996 11:25:40 UTC

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