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Re: Is forwarding hop-by-hop headers a MUST-level violation?

From: Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2004 19:49:15 +0100
To: Jeffrey Mogul <Jeff.Mogul@hp.com>
Cc: Alex Rousskov <rousskov@measurement-factory.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20040712184915.GA25396@mail.shareable.org>

Jeffrey Mogul wrote:
>        All hop-by-hop headers (other than Connection) MUST be listed
>        in the Connection header.

Again, existing implementations don't list Transfer-Encoding in the
Connection header.  This is very common and conforming behaviour.

Is this proposal meant to imply that all such existing implementations
are no longer conforming?

-- Jamie
Received on Monday, 12 July 2004 14:49:24 UTC

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