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Re: CONNECT command with message body

From: Daniel Stenberg <daniel@haxx.se>
Date: Tue, 5 May 2009 11:51:51 +0200 (CEST)
To: Adrien de Croy <adrien@qbik.com>
cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.0905051150070.2872@yvahk2.pbagnpgbe.fr>
On Tue, 5 May 2009, Adrien de Croy wrote:

> Another point is that the CONNECT command has been around much longer than 
> RFC2817.  Even longer than RFC2616, in which the method name was reserved. 
> It's a highly important and heavily used method, probably 2nd after GET for 
> most web browsers configured to use a proxy.  Maybe even more used than GET 
> if you count the spammers.  It therefore deserves a decent spec which covers 
> the basics like message bodies.

Oh yes, I remember having to base all my initial CONNECT work on the early 
draft-luotonen-web-proxy-tunneling draft.

> I'm coming to the conclusion that message bodies on CONNECT are de-facto 
> illegal though which helps my client with the blu-ray player.

I agree with this conclusion.


  / daniel.haxx.se
Received on Tuesday, 5 May 2009 09:51:28 UTC

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