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Re: p7: forwarding Proxy-*

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2013 17:27:47 +1000
Cc: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <83433D74-71D9-49CB-9FED-30ED4119F9FA@mnot.net>
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
Makes sense to me. We need to note the change at the end of p1, though, since it's a significant change from 2616.

On 30/04/2013, at 5:21 PM, Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 12:04:53PM +1000, Mark Nottingham wrote:
>> Well, they're listed as hop-by-hop in 2616, and AFAICT we haven't explicitly
>> discussed changing that.
> Maybe because at the time 2616 was written, intermediaries were almost only
> proxies. But I agree with Roy here, if I install haproxy to load-balance a
> squid farm, the proxy-auth headers are for squid and not for haproxy. So it's
> not hop-by-hop, it's for the first explicit proxy in the chain. So I agree
> with Roy here.
>> Are you saying that they shouldn't be included in Connection, ever?
> I would personally suggest so.
> Willy

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