Re: Trailers and intermediaries

Belatedly, #193:

On 14/08/2007, at 1:37 AM, Henrik Nordstrom wrote:

> removing the first part of b "the server is the
> origin server for the response, ". and also remove "origin " where it
> occurs in 'b'.
> b) the trailer fields consist entirely of optional metadata, and the
> recipient could use the message (in a manner acceptable to the server)
> without receiving this metadata. In other words, the server is willing
> to accept the possibility that the trailer fields might be silently
> discarded along the path to the client.
> And for clarity add the obvious restriction that
> A proxy server MUST NOT move any existing entity headers to the  
> trailer
> unless 'a' is fulfilled.

Mark Nottingham

Received on Monday, 24 August 2009 04:32:13 UTC