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Full URL if Proxy ?

From: <wendy@cs.ualberta.ca>
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 1998 23:53:29 +0100 (BST)
To: http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Cc: Wendy Liew <wendy@cs.ualberta.ca>
Message-Id: <19980921225309Z13524-23973+307@scapa.cs.ualberta.ca>
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HI, has anyone encounter the following problem:
I run netscape as the client browser talking to an apache web server.
In between them there is a proxy server sitting on the client
machine.  The proxy serve simply do tunneling now.
 I request the first url, e.g. http://www.cs.ualbert.ca/~wendy, which
 is my home dir in my research acct.
 Then I request a link on the page, which in the html page is simply
 pointing to a file in a subdirectory, e.g. <a href="subdir/hello.html">
 The request header received upon the second request is not what I read
 from the http 1.1 spec....
 GET http://www.cs.ualberta.ca/subdir/hello.html HTTP/1.1
 Instead of what I expected to be 
 GET http://www.cs.ualberta.ca/~wendy/subdir/hello.html HTTP/1.1
 (recall full path if thru proxy)
 Does anyone know why ?  This happens every so often.  Is this an apache
 server or netscape browser bug ???
 Thanks in advance for any responses....
Received on Thursday, 24 September 1998 09:52:29 UTC

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