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Re: CRLF requirement

From: Martin Nilsson <nilsson@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:27:38 +0200
To: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.xic24cokiw9drz@uranium.homerun.telia.com>
On Wed, 02 Jul 2014 04:35:29 +0200, David Krauss <potswa@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> On 2014–07–02, at 10:18 AM, Glen Knowles <gknowles@ieee.org> wrote:
>
>> Changing "Connection: close" to "nnCoection: close" is something I have  
>> seen some "zero copy" proxies do when they wanted to remove the  
>> connection header. The theory is you just load a 32 bit "Conn", rotate  
>> it 16 bits to "nnCo", put it back, and rely on the upstream server to  
>> ignore it as an unrecognized header.
>
> Hmm, if it was a convention among several implementations at the time,  
> perhaps it should be recorded in the standard. /s
>

I have more often seen it overwritten. Xonnection: close or XXXXXXXXXX:  
close.

/Martin Nilsson

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