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Re: Alt-Svc related Chromium bug report (proxy related)

From: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2014 20:51:36 -0700
Message-ID: <CABkgnnV9ptYbzQpckaMzVdZBftbsjU_J5fqzvRBWE=bF16F1QA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On 31 March 2014 20:08, Amos Jeffries <squid3@treenet.co.nz> wrote:
> This is not "mis-advertising". The origin server producing the response
> eminently *does* support that service.
>
> I then draw your attention to draft-ietf-httpbis-alt-svc-00 section 3...
>
>  " Intermediaries MUST NOT change or append Alt-Svc values. "
>
> There is no distinction regarding intermediary type(s), nor exemption
> clauses. CDN is an intermediary just as much as any other.


That would be fine, except for the fact that - in this case - it seems
likely that the CDN is acting as an origin server that serves a copy
of the content, not an intermediary.  The URI includes the domain name
of the CDN.  Will, amirite?
Received on Tuesday, 1 April 2014 03:52:05 UTC

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