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editorial issue TRANSPARENT-PROXY.

From: <rlgray@raleigh.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 1998 10:01:52 EST
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** Reply to note from jg@pa.dec.com (Jim Gettys) Wed, 18 Feb 1998 07:39:42 -0800

Perhaps related, Ronald Tschalaer was testing our proxy implementation
for us last week ;-), and discovered that we will (if configured to),
add a From header-field to outbound requests.
(the From header we add is administrator configured, intended to be
analogous to mailto:webmaster@host.org)

Ronald had a concern that this could words around "From" say client,
and that this could somehow cause trouble (not the least of which would
be two From header-fields in our implementation.

It had not occurred to me before, but I think this could mess up

If no-one else volunteers, I can write up some text to clarify this.

Richard L. Gray
will code for chocolate
Received on Monday, 23 February 1998 07:04:40 UTC

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