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RE: I-D draft-petersson-forwarded-for-01.txt

From: Thomson, Martin <Martin.Thomson@commscope.com>
Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2011 08:01:50 +0800
To: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
CC: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <27AFD040F6F8AA4193E0614E2E3AF9C910D2F0CB6F@SISPE7MB1.commscope.com>
On 2011-10-07 at 10:52:45, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> No, the "X-" was intentionally put there to match similar 
> extensibility in for instance HTTP-headers.

Why waste the bytes?  Anything other than "http" or "https" can be recognized as an "extension" without some arbitrary 2 octet prefix.

Or were you looking for a rerun of the "X-" spat?
Received on Friday, 7 October 2011 00:02:24 UTC

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