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Re: HTTP response version, again

From: sameer <sameer@c2.net>
Date: Mon, 30 Dec 1996 13:39:16 -0800 (PST)
Message-Id: <199612302139.NAA06635@gabber.c2.net>
To: abigail@ny.fnx.com
Cc: brian@organic.com, hedlund@best.com, dmk@research.bell-labs.com, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com, www-talk@www10.w3.org
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> I think the problem is more fundamental. If we force HTTP/1.0 clients
> to accept HTTP/1.1 reponses, they also have to accept HTTP/1.2,
> HTTP/1.7, etc responses. That of course means no HTTP/1.x header can
> ever contain something which causes problems with HTTP/1.0 clients.

	That's correct. That *is* why it's called HTTP/1.x, and not

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