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

From: David Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2004 17:31:00 -0700 (PDT)
Cc: <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.33.0407161728340.18533-100000@egate.xpasc.com>

On Thu, 15 Jul 2004, Alex Rousskov wrote:

> The bottom line: do you have any objections to fixing the RFC by
> saying "proxies MUST NOT forward hop-by-hop headers" explicitly? If
> yes, what are those objections?

Sorry, I wasn't clear ... I've no issue with that change ...

> Let's leave the second change (i.e., listing hop-by-hop headers in the
> Connection header) aside, for now.

Yes, my issue is with specifications around clarification of what a
"hop-by-hop" header is.

Dave Morris
Received on Friday, 16 July 2004 20:42:19 UTC

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