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

From: Smith, Kevin, (R&D) Vodafone Group <Kevin.Smith@vodafone.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:45:27 +0000
To: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <A4BAAB326B17CE40B45830B745F70F1061E3C09D@VOEXM17W.internal.vodafone.com>
> 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.

Split UA is one thing, but note that Google DCP and the Amazon Split browser cloud also cache the result of optimisations to serve to other users, hence are proxies. 

-Kevin
Received on Monday, 23 June 2014 10:45:58 UTC

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