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Re: Proxies (includes call for adopting new work item, call for input)

From: Diego R. Lopez <diego@tid.es>
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2014 18:26:47 +0000
To: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>
Cc: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>, Martin Nilsson <nilsson@opera.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-id: <100F96E9-C141-4070-9CF7-8A716D852ACC@tid.es>
Would not any proxy fall in this split UA category then? What differentiates a proxy from a split UA?

On 20 Jun 2014, at 11:59 , Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 20 June 2014 08:06, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> wrote:
>> Finally, there are cases where part of the UA functionality is moved into
>> the network, such as in Opera mini - do we consider that as "proxying" as
>> well (methinks yes, because it shares most of the considerations of
>> classical proxies).
> I don't tend to think of this as a proxy at all.  Split UA is the term
> I've used casually with respect to Opera mini, Silk and others.
> Really, this is just a software deployment choice.

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