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Re: #550 handling mismatches between socket connection and host header field

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2014 23:00:48 +0100
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <3flgd9picgvbqnt1129elk67bn24kr4mg9@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Julian Reschke wrote:
>During IESG review, Ted Lemon came up with this interesting DISCUSS 
>(<http://tools.ietf.org/wg/httpbis/trac/ticket/550>):

>I (telnet-)tested this with various servers, and they don't seem to 
>bother checking the port number.
>
>So we could clarify that this request is invalid, but I'm not sure we 
>can add a normative requirement to fail the request.

It seems it would also be possible to say the actual port connected to
takes precedence (where applicable). Would that cause any problems?
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