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Re: [451] #80: Distinguishing intermediaries from origins

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk@phk.freebsd.dk>
Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2015 07:07:24 +0000
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
cc: HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>, Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Message-ID: <74462.1440400044@critter.freebsd.dk>
In message <E46B07E8-79F8-43D8-8AB5-ACA2FBAFB400@mnot.net>, Mark Nottingham wri

>> I doubt that would happen in reality, there are big incentives to lie.
>> Leave it at 451 and recommend that the body contains useful details.
>It can (and hopefully will) regardless. The discussion here was to see 
>whether it'd be useful to make the distinction clear for automated 
>clients (e.g., Chilling Effects, robots); the response has been "yes, 
>that would be useful."

I'm sure they would find it useful.

But only if the censors return 452 to begin with.

Did anybody ask them if they're going to ?

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